Cold

Those sneezy, runny nose, stuffy head symptoms are an all-too-common childhood complaint when kids get a cold. Get the answers you need to help your child feel better fast. Plus: Are all over-the-counter cold medicines safe for your kid? Find out here.

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As a pediatrician and a father, I’ve perfected some easy ways to tell whether your groaner has a flair for the dramatic or genuinely doesn’t feel well.
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Could a simple vitamin (and no, not vitamin C!) be the key to cutting down on the seemingly never-ending colds and infections that highjack our households?
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Baby, it’s cold season—and believe it or not, your kids could slide through it with nary a stuffed nose or sore throat. Just take a few simple steps, starting today.
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What to Do About Recurring Illnesses

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