Parents fret needlessly over fever

Children's Health, Health Headlines, Parenting
Parents, do you suffer from fever phobia? Have you ever: • Awakened a sleeping child to take his or her temperature? • Chased down a running, giggling but slightly feverish child with a dose of Tylenol? • Forced a whimpering, shivering, miserable child to endure a sponge bath? If you answered yes to those questions, you may have fever phobia – a common malady, first named by exasperated physicians who care for children back in the 1980s.  More information: (more…)
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