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Cold Relief

Children are prone to catching colds at daycare, school, shopping trips, and even play dates. When your little one comes down with a runny nose, cough, congestion, sore throat, or other cold symptoms, over-the-counter solutions like PediaCare can help. These safe, gentle, and fast-acting cold relief medications are formulated to get kids feeling better and enjoying the activities they love.

How Long Does a Cold Last in Children and When to See a Doctor


When a child has a cold, every day can feel excruciatingly long and uncomfortable for the whole family. But how long does a cold last in children, and how long is a cold contagious? Colds may last longer in some children than others due to their unique immune systems and other health conditions that are present. But a cold that…

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Common Cold Prevention: Why It’s Important to Cover Your Cough


A recent PediaCare article provided helpful tips on handwashing habits and how to make handwashing more effective and fun for kids. While washing the hands is a key part of any good hygiene routine for illness prevention, it’s certainly not the only way to keep from getting sick. This article will describe why it’s so important that kids cover their…

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Cold-Related Coughing vs. Asthma Coughing in Children


Coughing is a symptom of many different health conditions, so how are parents supposed to know exactly what is causing a child’s persistent cough? While asthma in children is a common cause of ER visits and hospitalizations, colds can typically be treated at home with over-the-counter medications and natural remedies. Yet both of these conditions result in significant discomfort, missed…

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Why Colds in Children are More Common in Winter


Right around this time of year, it seems like every child at school and daycare is feeling a little sick. As any teacher or parent will attest to, winter is a tough time for colds. Many scientific studies have been conducted to figure out the link between winter weather and colds, with some fascinating results that lend way to some…

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How to Know When a Cold Is More Than Just a Cold


The common cold is precisely that: very common. But sometimes, cold symptoms are a sign that something else is going on a child’s body as well. This is why it’s important to recognize the various secondary symptoms that can occur and how to know if these are actually tied to the cause of the cold. For example, a cold with…

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Cold Relief

In this parental guide to cold relief, PediaCare provides resources for parents seeking answers for their child's special circumstances. Medicine made for kids, helps getting better easier!

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