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Feed a Fever, Starve a Cold?

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Feed a fever, starve a cold? or starve a fever feed a cold? I can never remember how it goes. Colds and fever can happen to anyone, and knowing what to watch for and what you can do to help can be an asset. A sniffy nose, warm cheeks, sneezing and sore throat in a child can break a parents heart. Here are a few links for information that can help.
This is not meant to be medical advice, ALWAYS consult your physician or childcare expert if you have any questions concerning your, or your family's, well being.

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  • A Parent's Guide to frequent colds in children -- Canadian Pediatric Society
  • Fever -- Canadian Pediatric Society
  • Fever -- Courtesy of
  • Fever (medical dictionary definition) --



  • Common Method to Lower Fever Unproven - Experts Note Most Fevers Aren't So Bad After All
  • If You're Pregnant and Get a Cold, Here's Encouraging News
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by Anthony L. Komaroff, Harvard Medical School


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