Can I Feed My Baby Honey? for Parents
Find out what the experts have to say.
Infant Botulism for Parents
Infant botulism can occur when a newborn ingests bacteria that produce toxins inside the body. It's very rare and most babies who do get botulism recover fully.
Stool Test: C. Difficile Toxin for Parents
A doctor may request a C. difficile toxin stool test if your child has taken antibiotics in the past month or so and has had diarrhea for several days.
Tetanus for Parents
Tetanus (also called lockjaw) is a preventable disease that affects the muscles and nerves, usually due to a contaminated wound.
Tetanus for Teens
Tetanus is a bacterial infection that grows in a contaminated wound. Because it can be serious, it's important to get immunized. Find out more.
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.