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  • Guilt is a poor foundation for a gingerbread house

    Guilt is a poor foundation for a gingerbread house
    Allow me to re-create for you a heartwarming holiday scene that unfolded a few nights ago in my home, darkened by night, warmed by love, seized by the flu. Two hours into a fitful, codeine-induced sleep, I was shaken awake by the sound of my son...
  • Traveling in 2014? Here are 14 things to know

    Traveling in 2014? Here are 14 things to know
    New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...
  • CDC: This year's flu strain difficult for young patients

    CDC: This year's flu strain difficult for young patients
    This flu season was “particularly hard” on relatively young patients across the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. The CDC’s early estimates fulfill the predictions by public health...
  • Before treating, learn fever's boons

    Before treating, learn fever's boons
    Feverish children are one of the most common reasons parents make panicked calls to doctors or head to the emergency room. But Minnesota internist and pediatrician Greg Plotnikoff rarely recommends bringing the body temperature back to "normal" with over-...
  • Sure, coughs and colds are nasty, but antibiotics are not the answer

    http://www.kidsdr.com This is "Get Smart About Antibiotics Week" (Nov. 12-18), developed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to educate everyone about the overuse of antibiotics. The prescribing of antibiotics is highest for young children....
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Isolation'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Isolation'
    This week's episode of "The Walking Dead" was especially quotey but not especially bitey. Lots of characters dropped pearls of eloquent wisdom, but not many characters were bitten by zombies. Of course, that's not as big of a deal anymore, because...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 9/30/13

    Today's Birthday (09/30/13). You may travel for work this year (definitely for pleasure). Talk about what you love, and cultivate your networks toward that. Study a passion, formally or not. Build savings with a frugal lifestyle. Less is more. True up...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Infected'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Infected'
    Some episodes of "The Walking Dead" inspire discussion by killing off main characters and twisting the plot; others, like Sunday night's episode, "Infection," pique fan interest by raising questions about the nature of the disease that has turned the...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Not everyone with a sore throat needs a strep test

    We're still in the "sick season," with at least 6-8 weeks to go before things slow down. The good news is, flu does seem to be waning, but there are still plenty of coughs, colds and sore throats out there. Many children complain of sore throats this...
  • Excuses you should never use when calling in sick

    Excuses you should never use when calling in sick
    If your alarm clock’s going off but you still want more sleep, your friend’s in town for the weekend, there’s a home project you’d like more time to work on or your DVR is about to reach its limit of saved shows, you’ve...
  • Influenza can kill a healthy child in a matter of days, study finds

    Even healthy children can come down with a case of the flu severe enough to cause death in a matter of days, according to a new report from researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, children who were in good health...