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Cold and Flu

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Cold remedies and stay-healthy flu season tips from Dr. Alan Greene

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Uh oh: puke alert! What parents need to know about treating stomach bugs, keeping your children comfortable when they’re vomiting and have diarrhea, and how long stomach viruses usually last

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How to keep a healthy baby during the winter months

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How to tell if your kid should get the flu shot or FluMist
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Important tips to help ease your child's post-tonsil surgery recovery
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Expert answers to moms' most popular questions surrounding the many common baby ills of the cold and flu season.

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What moms-to-be need to know about the H1N1 virus: the vaccine, symptoms, treatment, prevention and more

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All-natural remedies for the sniffles

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Make sure your baby doesn't get sick this winter with these healthy, immunity-boosting tips
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7 nighttime-symptoms and how to help -- fast!

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Secrets to keeping your child healthy all season long
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How to know how long your baby could infect (or be infected by) other babies
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Worried about taking your infant outside? Don't be!
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As soon as your baby starts to sniffle, the theories on the how-to's and what-not's of managing her symptoms may flow as copiously as her nose. And...
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Below, a list of the infant cough and cold medications being voluntarily withdrawn from drugstore and pharmacy shelves: * Dimetapp Decongestant...
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A pediatrician's guide to keeping your baby healthy -- and warm enough!

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When you get a cold, it's easy to turn to the medicine cabinet for relief. When you want to ease your child's stuffy-nosed wails, though, steer clear...
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There's no cure for the common cold, but you can feel better faster with these quick tips: * Try nasal irrigation. Flushing your nasal passages...
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Infant cough and cold remedies have made news lately as no-nos for, well, infants. But your baby need not suffer through the sniffles, says Catherine...
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Q. My child has already had croup several times this year. Is this normal? What can I do?A. It's not uncommon for kids to be prone to croup, a term...
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 Related Links* Cold-and-Flu Myths* Easing Hospital Anxiety* Sick-Day Survival Tips OverviewBecause their immune systems are still...
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For a cold When your child's nose is stuffed up, she's coughing, or her throat is so sore it hurts to swallow, push fluids. This will...
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Kid Comfort Give good medicine Being sick is hard enough  -- it's nice if the medicine doesn't make your child feel worse. Ask your...
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The 7 myths every mom should ignore

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Q. My pediatrician says flu shots are safe for babies, but I've read otherwise. Would you give one to yours?A. Absolutely. Influenza can be a serious...

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