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Do humidifiers really help with colds?

Do humidifiers really help with colds? In most cases, they probably don’t. But don’t worry — your nose is already the perfect humidifier!

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When your newborn has a fever

Any baby who is less than 60 days old and spikes a fever should be brought into the emergency department for further evaluation.

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Is my child too sick for school?

It’s often hard to draw a line on when to send your kid to school and when to keep them home if they aren’t feeling well.

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Why do babies choke on mucus?

For the first few days of your baby’s life, he or she may have a lot of mucus in their nose or throat, and it may seem like they are choking.

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Does my child have pink eye?

Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, symptoms can vary but typically include redness or swelling of the white of the eye.