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Does my child need antiobiotics?
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Does my child need antibiotics? – When prescribed the right way, antibiotics can prevent illness and even death. But when antibiotics are prescribed carelessly, they lose their effect. A Cook Children's pediatrician discusses the appropriate time to take antibiotics.

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What to do when a tummy ache doesn't go away When it comes to Go, Slow, Whoa, I say Go Low cal fries? Weighing in on Satisfries Time, patience key to shoe tying

What to do when a tummy ache doesn't go away

Most parents learn that a one-time complaint of a tummy ache is usually nothing to be worried about, but what happens when a tummy ache doesn't go away? A Cook Children's physician offers help for this common problem.

When it comes to Go, Slow, Whoa, I say Go

There are so many diets and diet programs found on the Internet and promoted on TV or other media. Finding the right solution can be tough. Here's one program that may work for your whole family.

Low cal fries? Weighing in on "Satisfries"

Burger King says it offers "better" fast food for your family. But is that really the case and what does that mean? A Cook Children's dietitian offers her two cents on "Satisfries" and tips on eating healthier at fast food restaurants.

Time, patience key to shoe tying

No one would guess that one of the greatest frustrations Sandra Peak, M.D., ever experienced was her complete and utter failure at teaching her stepson to tie his shoes. She wants to make sure you don't make the same mistakes that she did.

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