Are home test kits for strep throat a good idea for your child? While convenient, here is why you might want to reconsider.
Ear infections are never fun. But do you always need to see your doctor for treatment? Some home remedies can help relieve pain and provide comfort.
Many adults actually can find relief from a chronic sore throat by getting their tonsils out. It’s not just a treatment for kids.
Is childhood snoring normal or a cause for concern? Here’s what you need to know if you’ve heard your child snoring at night.
It’s one of the worst parts of flying: You finally hit that cruising altitude, and suddenly, your hearing is all muffled and it feels like your ears are plugged up. But this isn’t the only time your ears can get clogged. Learn what causes plugged up ears and the safest ways to “pop” them to relieve the pressure.
Most often, common colds are caused by viruses, and the best thing to do is let the illness run its course. But if a fever gets especially high, bacteria might be to blame, and an antibiotic might be needed.
When the pandemic descended, we all tried our best to fend off COVID-19 by adopting precautions like masking, increased hand-washing and we mostly kept the common cold at bay, too. Now, though, colds and other sniffles are on the rise again.
Does your child need a speech evaluation? Do these 3 things to find out.
Why do doctors avoid ordering strep tests in children under age 3? Discover the truth about common questions in our series, The Short Answer. Pediatrician Wadie Shabab, MD, fields this one.
For kids who play sports, putting the brakes on activity when they’re sick can be rough. But resting up is crucial for long-term health. Here’s how to know when your athlete can return to sports after having COVID-19.