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  • The Danger of Antibiotic Overuse for Parents


    When you bring your child to the doctor for a cold or flu, do you automatically expect a prescription for antibiotics? Here's why taking antibiotics too often or for the wrong reason can do more harm than good.

  • Vaccines & Antibiotics: A Safe Combo? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • MRSA for Parents


    MRSA is a type of bacteria that the usual antibiotics can't tackle anymore. Simple precautions can help protect your kids from becoming infected.

  • Word! Antibiotics for Kids


    These awesome medicines attack bacteria that make you sick.

  • Middle Ear Infections for Parents


    Ear infections are common among kids and, often, painful. Find out what causes them and how they're treated.

  • MRSA for Teens


    MRSA is a type of bacteria that the usual antibiotics can't tackle anymore. The good news is that there are some simple ways to protect yourself from being infected. Find out how.

  • Vaginal Yeast Infections for Parents


    Vaginal yeast infections are common among growing girls, and can cause some pain and discomfort. They usually clear up quickly with proper medical treatment.

  • Group B Strep and Pregnancy for Parents


    Women who have this common but potentially dangerous bacteria while pregnant receive antibiotics during labor to avoid passing the bacteria onto their babies.

  • Gonorrhea for Parents


    Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Many people with gonorrhea have no symptoms. They can spread the infection to others without knowing it.

  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis) for Parents


    Pertussis is characterized by severe coughing spells that end in a whooping sound when the person breathes in. It can be prevented with the pertussis vaccine, part of the DTaP immunization.