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CoughingCoughs are a common symptom, but most aren't a sign of a serious condition. Learn about different coughs, how to help your child feel better, and when to call your doctor.
FeversFevers happen when the body's internal "thermostat" raises the body temperature above normal. This is often the body's way of fighting infections.
Medicines: Using Them SafelyGiving kids medicine safely can be complicated. Here's how you can help treat your child's illness while you prevent dangerous reactions.
The Danger of Antibiotic OveruseTaking antibiotics too often or for the wrong reason has led to a dangerous rise in bacteria that no longer respond to medicine. Find out what you can do to prevent antibiotic overuse.
Cold & Flu Review all about the cold and the flu, and what you can do to help combat both in your for a Seriously or Chronically Ill Child