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Dr. Allison H. Foster is a Pediatrician at Child & Adolescent Health Associates.  She has been in practice since 2009 and is on staff at both Prentice Women’s Hospital and Lurie Children’s Hospital.   In her spare time she enjoys running, traveling, and exploring all that Chicago has to offer with her husband and two kids, Chase and Gray.   

Ah Choo! Not another COLD!!!

In addition to snow plows and shovels scraping the streets and sidewalks, sneezing and coughing are familiar sounds of this time of year.  Colds are most common during this season, not because of the frigid weather, but due to the fact that we all huddle indoors together and increase the spread of viruses that cause the common cold.  So much for the season of sharing and giving!

When it comes to our little ones, we all know that the common cold can really cause significant discomfort a...

Posted on January 24, 2014 at 8:00 AM by Allison Foster