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THE LATEST
The recent death of actor John Travolta's son, Jett, has focused attention on Kawasaski Disease.
It is the season for fevers and the mantra "fever is your friend" comes to mind once again.
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.