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fevers: offer meds or let it run its course?
Today we’re sharing another short video from Kids in the House – a terrific parenting resource created by mom of three, Leana Greene. Kids in the House is an educational website about parenting whose objective is to help parents become better at parenting by educating, inspiring and entertaining. Kids in the House gives parents everywhere access to quality advice in a quick and easy way and creates a resource where parents can also share their wisdom to raise the complete consciousness of parenting.
Today’s video comes from pediatrician, Dr. Tanya Altmann. A leading medical authority for the popular press and entertainment industry, Dr. Altmann is a best-selling author, parenting expert and media spokesperson. A working mother and UCLA-trained pediatrician who practices in Southern California, Dr. Tanya is a designated spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, communicating complicated medical issues into easily understood concepts. She is a child health expert for numerous news programs and talk shows including Today (NBC), and KTLA (CW Los Angeles). She stays on the cutting edge through her position as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, as the Chief Medical Advisor for the Newborn Channel and her private practice.
In today’s short video, Dr. Altmann shares her views on battling fevers in kids and points to consider for administering fever reducing medication versus letting it run its course.