Cough in toddlers, preschoolers

Not all coughs are the same. Some come with colds, others are a symptom of disease, still others present themselves with an asthma attack. Here's what you need to know about your child's cough, how to treat it, and when to get emergency help.

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Dry Cough in Kids: Causes, Remedies, and When to See a Doctor

A dry cough doesn’t produce any mucus or phlegm, and it tends to stick around for days or weeks. Learn more about the causes of dry cough and natural remedies to combat it.

What a Wheezing Cough Means in Babies and Toddlers

Is your child making a high-pitched whistling sound when she coughs? The culprit could be bronchiolitis, asthma, or something else entirely. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for wheezing coughs.

5 Steps to a Safer Fireplace

Before you cozy up in front of the warm flames, follow these steps to keep your home and family safe.

Is Putting Vicks VapoRub On Your Kid's Feet a Safe, Effective Cough Cure?

Rumor has it rubbing the mentholated ointment on the bottom of your child's feet can stop a cough. But just how safe is this (clever!) DIY cure? 

All About Croup in Babies and Toddlers

Croup is a common respiratory illness that causes scary symptoms, such as a barking “croup cough” and inflammation of the vocal cords and windpipe. Learn more about croup causes, signs, and home remedies.

All About Whooping Cough in Babies and Kids

Whooping cough is a serious respiratory infection that can be dangerous for babies. Learn about symptoms and treatment, which includes the pertussis vaccine.

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9 Natural Toddler Cough Remedies

It's miserable to watch your toddler suffer through sickness. Help her feel better with these home remedies for cough in kids.

Toddler Cough: Causes, Treatment, and When to Worry

Don't assume your toddler's or kid’s cough is nothing more than a cold. Here are the common causes of toddler coughs, the best treatment options, and when you should worry.