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  • 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.