Symptoms and Conditions: Cough

Tis’ the season of coughs and snot

Happy New Year! I am not sure what 2016 has brought into your household, but for the King household 2016 has arrived with a bunch of coughing and snot. Tis’ the season! From what I have seen with recent urgent … Continue reading

The scarlet letter ‘P’

When I tell people that we are working through pertussis in our house, I feel like they see me wearing a Scarlet Letter P. A modern day Hawthorne classic! The following question usually is, “Didn’t you immunize your kids?” Of … Continue reading

What to do about that awful cough!

By: Melissa King, DO Cough, cough, and cough… cough, cough, and cough Does it sound like this at your house? It has sounded like this at my house for the past few weeks. Ethan has been coughing off and on, … Continue reading

When should my child take an antibiotic?

A special post from our guest blogger, Navjyot K. Vidwan, MD, Pediatric infectious disease Physician at Dayton Children’s. November 12-16 is Get Smart about antibiotics week. Visit the CDC’s website to learn more. When a child is sick, parents tend … Continue reading

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