When a Fever is Dangerous and When it’s Not

A fever itself is not an illness. It is actually a warning sign of an underlying illness that’s usually an infection. Find out more about it here. Elevated temperature, pyrexia, and hyperthermia — all these are terms for fever. It occurs when the temperature of the body is higher than usual, and is actually helpful for fighting off various kinds of illnesses. It is typically … [Read more...]

Five Things You Can Do Right Now to Help Your Baby Endure a Cold

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. This advice is based on my experience as a mother and from the advice given to me by my children’s pediatrician. Please contact your pediatrician or dial 911 if your baby cannot breathe, is lethargic or if you believe he/she is facing a medical emergency. It’s that time of year again! Cold season! It’s one of the most dreaded times of the year if … [Read more...]