With so many different over-the-counter medicines, it's hard to know which one is best and what to take when you're sick. After all, illnesses vary. Learn the safe and correct ways to give your kids medicine, understand when antibiotics make sense, and more.
The sweet, chewy supplements are popular with kids (and grown-ups!). But parents should be aware of these potential pitfalls.
The dos and don'ts of giving this medication to your sick baby.
These errors are all too easy for even the most vigilant moms to commit. How many do you recognize?
Parents have reported being "horrified" by the changes they've seen in their kids after taking the popular laxative. Here's what the experts say.
Giving kids medication can be confusing. Consider this your crash course.
Acetaminophen can help soothe your child's fever and relieve pain. Use our age-by-age guide to find out how much medicine is safe for your baby or kid.
Although most young kids get at least one ear infection -- usually during cold and flu season -- there are proven ways that you can protect your child.
Ibuprofen can help soothe your child's fever and relieve pain. Use our age-by-age guide to find out how much medicine is safe for your baby or kid.
Having a healthy pregnancy involves a lot of do's and don'ts. Do antibiotics belong on the latter list?
Overuse of antibiotics has led to a new breed of superbugs -- and made a lot of childhood illnesses increasingly tough to treat. Learn how to protect your family.
We've uncovered the natural remedies for kids that really work--and the ones you should never try.
You may not be able to turn yucks into yums, but with a little creativity, you can get kids to take their medicine.
Make stay-at-home sick days with your children less stressful! When you've got a sick kiddie at home, use these tips to make taking medicine a little bit easier.
When your baby gets sick, follow these steps to help her feel better.
New supplements are more kid-friendly, but does your child really need one?
When sickness strikes, be prepared with these essential items.
These medicines carry serious risks, including slowed or difficult breathing and death, which appear to be a greater risk in children younger than 12.
Though your child may not have much of an appetite when he's sick, try to get him to eat. These comfort foods can help.
Overuse of antibiotics like these has led to a new breed of superbugs -- and made a lot of childhood illnesses increasingly tough to treat. Learn how to protect your family.
According to a new poll, about 15 percent of parents have given their child an adult dose of allergy medication. Here's why that's not a good idea.
Get some helpful tips on making that medicine go down.
Could a simple vitamin (and no, not vitamin C!) be the key to cutting down on the seemingly never-ending colds and infections that are highjacking our households this winter?
Are you making these common errors when it comes to dosing your kids?
Certain insecticides may be linked to behavioral difficulties in young kids, according to new research.
Sneezing? Take a decongestant. Headache? Pop a pain reliever. Ear infection? Maybe an antibiotic is in order. But when a woman is nursing, the should-I-medicate questions are tougher. Watch this before reaching for the medicine cabinet.
For some women, taking anti-depressants is actually what's best for their baby.