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Bad Medicine: Why Children’s Dosing Instructions are so Confusing

I don't like to take over-the-counter medicine, and I certainly don't enjoy giving it either. But on occasion, when someone (namely my child) is suffering from a sustained fever and are in desperate n…

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FDA Recommendation: No Cold Medicine for Infants or Toddlers

In October 2007, the FDA recommended that no over-the-counter pediatric cough and cold medicines be administered to children under age 2 due to the risk of serious and life-threatening side effects in…

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