Assessing the Risks and Rewards of Treating Kids for Coughs and Colds

Local doctor offers advice for parents

The cough and cold season leaves many parents in a quandary.  How do they treat their young children?

Drug companies are now saying over-the-counter medicines shouldn't be given to children under age 4.  Federal health officials have already banned these medicines for children under age 2, and are studying whether they're safe for children under age 6.

So how should parents treat their young children for cases of the sniffles?  Click on the link to hear advice from Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet.

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