Medication & Vitamins

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.

Are Abuela's Home Remedies Actually Effective?

Readers submitted their favorite home remedies recommended by abuela herself, then we asked an expert to tell us if her healing claims are for real or folktale.
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I Was an Anti-Medicine Mom, Until My Daughter's Diagnosis

After my daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, doctors helped me realize that natural remedies work best alongside, not instead of, modern medicine.
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An Alarming Number of Kids Overdose on Medicine Each Day

A new report is a startling reminder to parents on just how easy it is for kids to overdose on household medications.
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5 Medication Mistakes Parents Make

Are you making these common errors when it comes to dosing your kids?
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Kids and Probiotics: What You Need to Know

'Healthy germs' are a red hot trend, but should you consider adding them to your kid's diet? Here's what you need to know about good bacteria in food and supplements.
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More Medication & Vitamins

Antibiotics and Pregnancy

Can you take antibiotics while pregnant? Here’s what you need to know about the advantages – and the possible side effects.
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5 Things All Moms Should Know About Ear Infections

From knowing the difference between baby ear infection symptoms vs. teething pain to understanding just why a burst ear drum isn't as scary as it sounds, our experts are here to up your IQ on ear infections.
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