Kids can get eight colds a year — or more. The common cold sends more kids to the doctor than any other illness. Most colds are caused by a specific type of virus found in the air and on the things we touch. The prescription for the common cold is simple: time, rest, and TLC.
Remind kids to:
Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD
Date reviewed: April 2014
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