Are home test kits for strep throat a good idea for your child? While convenient, here is why you might want to reconsider.
Learn three doctor-approved home remedies for ear infections for adults and kids.
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.
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.
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.
This infection gives kids tiny, telltale blisters on the mouth, hands and feet. But adults don’t always get blisters, and can pass the illness on without realizing it. Here’s what you should know.
You’re not feeling well. You’re exhausted, coughing and have a stuffy nose. How do you know if it’s the flu or merely a cold? Here’s how to tell the difference.
If you’ve ever heard a seal pup barking, you know the telltale sound of croup. Croup is a respiratory infection that affects children mainly during the fall and winter months.