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Article published on Jan 2, 2001

It Is Important To Test And Treat Whooping Cough Early

My brother and his family live next door. Their two children have asthma and they cough almost daily. Lately their cough is just wicked. Yesterday their doctor suspected they have whooping cough, and sent them for tests. These children play with our boys every day after school. Our two boys have just started coughing, although... Read More

Article published on May 19, 1999

Eye Infection In Newborn Can Be Due To Chlamydial Infection

Our two-month-old son has an eye infection since birth. There is always some pus in his eyes, especially when he wakes up in the morning or after a nap. At the beginning, our doctor gave him an eye ointment. It helped a little, but as soon as we stopped the ointment, the infection came back.... Read More

Article published on Feb 26, 1997

Whooping Cough Is Very Serious Especially For Young Children

My neighbour’s children have been coughing for the past two weeks. Yesterday their mother told me that they may have whooping cough. These children come over to our house everyday and play with our children. I am terrified that our children (two- and four-years-old) will get sick. Is there anything that I can do to... Read More