Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

During follow-up interviews, we ask if your child has any doctor-diagnosed food allergies. We also ask if they have been diagnosed with lactose intolerance. Food allergy and food intolerance seem similar, but there are a few key differences. Food allergy: When a child has a food allergy,

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Ear Infections & Respiratory Health

Why are ear infections often accompanied with breathing problem symptoms? Respiratory infections are the most common cause of ear infections. The middle ear (the inside part on the other side of eardrum) is normally well ventilated by air that passes from the nose through the Eustachian tube

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In the Literature: Cold and Cough Duration in Children

How long do coughs and colds last in children? When should parents really worry about respiratory symptoms? Recently, the British Medical Journal published an article on the expected duration of common respiratory tract infection related-symptoms, such as earaches, sore throats, and croup. They reviewed the existing scientific

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