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Q&A: Is it safe to give my child Tamiflu?

There’s been a lot of news lately about the dangerous side effects of Tamiflu. Dr. Lee Beers answers a reader’s question about the drug’s safety.

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Q&A: How can I protect my family from the flu?

It’s been a difficult flu season and many children are falling severely ill – even though they’ve gotten the flu shot.

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Spotting the difference between a common cold and RSV

Even if it seems like a common cold it could actually be RSV bronchiolitis. Look out for these symptoms.

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Headache 101: Everything you need to know about headaches in children

Headaches aren’t just for adults. In fact, more than 10 million American children between the ages of 5 and 17 experience chronic headaches; this makes up 20 percent of all young people.

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Q&A: How do I know if my kid is too sick for school?

It’s often hard to draw a line on when to send your kid back to school after she has been sick and when to keep her home an extra day.