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When Should I Keep my Baby or Child Home?

Babies and kids can get sick up to a dozen times a year as they build their immunity to common childhood diseases. Each infection can last up to two weeks, so parents often wonder when to keep their child home … Continue reading

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Measles

When I hear the word measles I think: cough, coryza and conjunctivitis. That’s the way I learned it in medical school. Infected children have a cough, runny noseĀ (coryza) and red eyes (conjunctivitis). They also have distinctive white areasĀ inside the cheeks … Continue reading

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