Cough in toddlers, preschoolers

Not all coughs toddlers experience 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 toddler's cough, how to treat it, and when to get emergency help.

How Serious Is That Cough? 7 Bad Coughs to Worry About

Don't assume your toddler's cough is just a cold--it could be something more threatening. Here's what to look for and what to do.

All-Natural Cold & Cough Remedies

It's miserable to watch your kid suffer through sickness. Help her feel better with these home remedies for coughs and colds.

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?

Could My Child Have Asthma?

Coughing is one sign of asthma, a treatable condition.

Croup Symptoms and Treatment

Inflammation of the vocal cords and windpipe are just two croup cough symptoms. Find out the cause--and best treatment--for this common respiratory illness.

Whooping Cough Symptoms and Treatment

Whooping cough is a serious respiratory infection that can be dangerous for babies who have not been vaccinated. Learn about symptoms and treatment, which includes the pertussis vaccine.

Study: Honey Calms Nighttime Coughs in Kids

Although unsafe for babies, honey can help soothe coughing in older children, the study found.

What's Causing My Child's Cough?

Your kid's lingering but otherwise symptomless cough could be due to aspiration.

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.