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Treating Your Child's Cold or Flu

Young children get an average of 8 to 10 colds every year. Each cold can last 2 weeks or longer, and although you can’t make it go away any faster, here’s what you can do to make your child feel more comfortable.

For more information on medication safety, see the following:

These educational videos were made possible through a grant from Target Corporation.

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American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2012)
The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.
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