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Debunking old wives’ tales: part two

Does the flu shot give you the flu? Can colds cause ear infections? Dr. Ivor Horn gets to the bottom of some common misconceptions in part two of debunking old wives’ tales on colds.

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Debunking old wives’ tales: part one

Children’s National’s pediatrician Lee Beers, MD, gets to the bottom of five common old wives’ tales on colds.

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What is norovirus?

Norovirus is highly contagious and is contracted from an infected person and by touching or eating contaminated food, water or surfaces.

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Q&A: Can I feed my baby dairy?

Nutritionist Jessica McGee answers a reader’s question about feeding her baby dairy.

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Q&A: My kid’s ear hurts, what should I do?

Your kid wakes up complaining of ear pain. What should you do? Otolaryngologist Dr. Rahul Shah has advice.