Tag: fever


How to know if a fever is something worse

What is a fever? A fever is an abnormal increase in body temperature to 100.4 F or above.  Fevers in children can be very scary for parents, but they are a sign of a healthy body fighting an infection. It is rarely dangerous and cannot cause any damage to the brain. What Causes a Fever? Most …

Common Cold, Flu

Is it a cold or the flu?

The flu this year has been really bad: over a hundred thousand people in the US have already tested positive, and we still have months left in flu season (CDC Influenza Report, February 8th 2018). As a parent, it’s important to stay vigilant in order to keep your children healthy. Too many parents make the …