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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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Answers to your FAQs about the flu vaccine

As the 2017-2018 flu season draws near, we’ve compiled some answers to your frequently asked questions about the flu vaccine.

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Q&A: How do you get rid of a cold in a 4 month old baby?

Dr. Ellen Hamburger answer’s a reader’s question on how to get rid of a cold in her baby.

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Q&A: What is hand, foot and mouth disease?

Everything you need to know about hand, foot, and mouth disease, from symptoms to treatment.

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Q&A: Should I be worried about my kids getting mumps?

There’s been a lot of news lately about the thousands of cheerleaders who were exposed to mumps at a cheerleading competition in Texas. How common is something like this, and should I be worried about my kids getting mumps when they go to large public events or even to school?