Is it a Cold or Something Else?
This episode of Kids Healthworks looks at the common cold, its symptoms and its more serious cousin, the flu. Parents and caregivers can learn about the three main flu viruses and get information they need to determine when a cold might be turning into something more serious which requires medical attention. Experts answer these common questions: When should I call a doctor? Could an airplane ride make a cold or flu worse? What are the signs of allergies and asthma, common childhood conditions that can be dangerous or even deadly if untreated, yet may be mistaken for a seasonal cold.