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It is not uncommon for children to get occasional nosebleeds, and noses albeit small, may really seem to bleed a lot.
Dr. Sue tells you some of the common ways a child tries to fake an illness.
Every parent is concerned about fever and why their child is running a fever.
Having a cold myself is a sobering reminder that the average cold lasts seven - 10 days and the cough may last up to two to three weeks.
Once again there is a lot of news about the appropriate time to screen children for lipid abnormalities.
Traces of the industrial chemical melamine have been detected in samples of top-selling U.S. infant formula, but federal regulators insist the products are safe.
As the weather gets colder, I get a lot of questions now about taking newborns "out" during their first months of infancy.
The confusion over cough and cold medications continues and I must admit I am a little confused too.
Teenage girls treated for pelvic inflammatory disease become highly vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections sometimes just weeks or months after treatment.
I know the office will be busy with many new babies born at the end of last week.