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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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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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Whooping cough: more common and more dangerous than you think

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about half of babies who get whooping cough have to be hospitalized.