Whooping cough Q&A: What do I need to know?

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Whooping cough is making a comeback. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 41,000 cases last year in the United States... Read more

Talking to your teens about STDs

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Adolescents have sex, whether parents want to face it or not. Teens need to know that one serious consequence of having sex is acquiring sexually... Read more

New guidelines for treating ear infections

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Although the American Academy of Pediatrics did not issue any radical new ideas on preventing middle ear infections in children in a new report... Read more

How can you prepare for a child's ER visit

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Taking your children to the emergency room can be a stressful experience. In a two part series this week, Hazel Guinto-Ocampo, M.D., chief... Read more

Norovirus: Is my child at risk?

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It’s not only the flu striking hard this year. A new strain of norovirus is the cause of over 50 percent of outbreaks that began last... Read more

How to keep your food (and family) safer

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For many of us, we’ve only heard about food-borne illness in the news. You may have then checked your jar of peanut butter to make sure... Read more

Antibiotics aren't a magic cure all

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Parents expect almost miraculous cures when they take their sick child to the doctor. Why? The introduction of penicillin, the first really... Read more

Financial management during a child’s health care issues

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Today’s guest blogger Peggy Dolan is the Founder and Executive Director of the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, an Ambler, PA-based nonprofit... Read more