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A common ingredient in many cough and cold remedies has become a popular substance to abuse by teenagers searching for a cheap, easy high.


Conditions and illnesses

Your child is scheduled to undergo a cardiac catheterization (heart cath) in the near future. Although your cardiologist has explained the benefits and risks of this procedure to you, you probably still have some questions.

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Conditions and illnesses

Although youngsters do not develop as many urinary tract infections (UTIs) as adults, the condition is not uncommon in children. An estimated 3 percent of girls and 1 percent of boys have had a UTI by age 11. Some researchers believe these estimates are low because many cases of UTIs go undetected. Recognizing and promptly treating a child's UTI is essential because, if left untreated, the infection can lead to serious kidney problems.

Conditions and illnesses

Your child needs to have an operation? You have plenty of questions about how he will be put to sleep? Here are some answers that could help you.

Conditions and illnesses

In North America, approximately 5% of children and 1-2% of adults have allergies to food.

Conditions and illnesses

The growth chart is a part of the physical exam in pediatrics and a powerful tool that can sensitively detect disease states.

Conditions and illnesses

From newborns up, assess sight at every well-child visit

Conditions and illnesses

The impact of a cancer diagnosis can reach far beyond the patient. It has a ripple effect on all family members – from the oldest to the youngest.

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