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How Often Can You Give Your Baby Tylenol?

Tylenol is a pain reliever that adults use for a variety of discomforts. Tylenol also comes in a liquid formula for young children and babies. While the recommended dosages may help relieve pain and fever, giving your baby too much Tylenol can pose certain health risks. As with all medications, always follow the label instructions or your doctor’s directives.

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Cough Medicine Recalls

Dealing with an infant who has a runny nose and a cough is never fun, but reaching for the cough medication may not be the best solution. Pediatric associations, the FDA and the CDC, all caution against using such products for children ages 2 and younger. Beginning in 2007, manufacturers of infant and children’s cough medications began to recall cold/cough medication products for this age group.

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Vitamins for Autistic Kids

While there is no proven cure for autism, many parents sing the praises of vitamins as a means for easing the symptoms associated with this disorder. Some vitamins have proven particularly effective in treating autism symptoms. If you are the parent of an autistic child, fortifying your child’s diet with foods rich in these vitamins or providing him with supplements could prove an effective treatment option. Discuss any decisions about vitamins with the child’s doctor.

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Herbal Cures for Low Sex Drive

Sex is an important part of a healthy relationship. Unfortunately, many people — both male and female — suffer from a low sex drive. There are a number of prescription drugs to treat sexual dysfunction, but these may be costly and come with unwanted side effects. There are many natural remedies that claim to improve sexual function — but how do you know which ones work and which ones don’t?