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The Common Cold: What Parents Need to Know

Pediatricians Lawrence Nazarian, MD, FAAP, editor-in-chief of Pediatrics in Review, Owen Hendley, MD, FAAP and Diane E. Pappas, MD, FAAP discuss common misconceptions about the common cold.

This informative discussion includes new, somewhat surprising findings about how many colds children have each year, how colds are spread, and how best to relieve symptoms.


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Diane E. Pappas and J. Owen Hendley. The Common Cold and Decongestant Therapy. Pediatrics in Review, 201132:47-55. (Copyright © 2011, American Academy of Pediatrics)
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