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Does my child need antibiotics?

When a child needs antibiotics, the potential benefits that the antibiotics will deliver outweigh these risks.

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Preparing your child with autism for a medical visit

Our Autism Behavioral Communications support team shares some tips to ensure your child has a positive experience.

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Getting the best care for your child

Pediatric surgeon Kurt Newman gives advice on getting the best care for your child.

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Q&A: Is a tattoo parlor safer than a mall kiosk for ear piercing?

Dr. Yasmine Kirkorian answers a reader’s question about whether ear piercing is safer at a tattoo parlor or a mall kiosk.

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Kids’ ear infections: types and treatments

Kids’ ear infections are usually treated with antibiotics. Occasionally though, children will need ear tubes if they have a lot of ear infections.