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  • Can I Feed My Baby Honey? for Parents

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Infant Botulism for Parents

    Infant botulism can occur when a newborn ingests bacteria that produce toxins inside the body. It's very rare and most babies who do get botulism recover fully.

  • Muestra de materia fecal: toxina C. difficile Para Padres

    Es posible que el médico solicite un análisis de materia fecal para toxina C. difficile si su hijo ha tomado antibióticos durante el mes pasado o ha tenido diarrea durante varios días, posiblemente acompañada con dolores abdominales, falta de apetito y fiebre.

  • Botulism for Kids

    Botulism is a rare kind of food poisoning. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Stool Test: C. Difficile Toxin for Parents

    A doctor may request a C. difficile toxin stool test if your child has taken antibiotics in the past month or so and has had diarrhea for several days.

  • Tetanus for Parents

    Tetanus (also called lockjaw) is a preventable disease that affects the muscles and nerves, usually due to a contaminated wound.

  • Tetanus for Teens

    Tetanus is a bacterial infection that grows in a contaminated wound. Because it can be serious, it's important to get immunized. Find out more.

  • The Danger of Antibiotic Overuse for Parents

    When you bring your child to the doctor for a cold or flu, do you automatically expect a prescription for antibiotics? Here's why taking antibiotics too often or for the wrong reason can do more harm than good.

  • Tétano Para Adolescentes

    El tétano (tambien denominado “trismo”) es una enfermedad grave, con frecuencia mortal, que afecta a los músculos y los nervios. Si bien el tétano puede ser grave, la buena noticia es que es muy poco común en los Estados Unidos.

  • Tétano Para Padres

    El tétano es una enfermedad grave que se puede prevenir y que afecta a los músculos y los nervios del cuerpo.