• Family Life
    Medications
    Motion Sickness
    Learn a number of things that you can do to try to head off motion sickness. ...
  • Kids
    Ear Infections
    Ear Infections and Antibiotics
    Find out when prophylactic antibiotics are advisable for ear infections. ...
  • Family Life
    Antibiotics
    Antibiotic Overuse
    Antibiotics are not necessary for all infections, and they have unfortunately been overprescribed. ...
  • Family Life
    Illnesses and Diseases
    Treating Mild Anemia
    It is important to treat iron deficiency anemia, since it may have an effect on how well the brain works. ...
  • School and Learning
    Ritalin
    Ritalin® Questions
    It is technically correct to say that Ritalin® does not treat ADD, in the sense that it does not cure the condition. ...
  • School and Learning
    Causes of Autism
    Ear Infections, Antibiotics, and Autism
    Our expert has not seen any professional literature suggesting that ear infections and/or the use of antibiotics cause autism. ...
  • Family Life
    Antibiotics
    How Long to Take Antibiotics
    Find out why it's important to take antibiotics for the full ten days prescribed. ...
  • Family Life
    Antibiotics
    Overprescription of Antibiotics
    Overprescription of AntibioticsSeveral weeks ago, when my seven-year-old son came down with a nasty cold and cough, I thought for sure the pediatrician would prescribe antibiotics. But instead, she sent us home empty-handed. "Chances are it's jus...
    Donna Haupt