Kids Coughing 101 – What You Need to Know

By: Dr. Katie Friedman

Kids Coughing 101 – What You Need to Know In the pediatric ER, cough is one of the most common complaints we get from parents. It brings millions of parents to emergency rooms across the country looking for relief. Many times, parents do their own investigating to determine what coughing means for their kids. Does […]

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Tool: Supplement Your Knowledge – An FDA Dietary Supplement Education Initiative

Supplement Your Knowledge – An FDA Dietary Supplement Education Initiative The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially released a new online resource library that provides a variety of educational materials focused on dietary supplements, their benefits & risks, and much more. These materials include videos and fact sheets aimed at helping consumers gain […]

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Tool: Safe Medicine Disposal Kiosk Locator

MyOldMeds.com: Safe Medicine Disposal Kiosk Locator MyOldMeds.com provides information on kiosks in all 50 states for the proper disposal of unwanted, unused, or expired medications – both prescription and over-the-counter. Kiosks are conveniently located at your local pharmacies and law enforcement facilities for ease of use. To find a safe medicine disposal site near you, […]

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Tool: MedWatch – The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program

MedWatch – FDA Safety Information & Adverse Event Reporting Program MedWatch is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) program to collect data regarding adverse events in healthcare. What’s an adverse event? It’s an undesirable experience associated with the use of a medical product, such as over-the-counter (OTC) medicines or dietary supplements. The MedWatch system […]

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CHPA Educational Foundation Wins Grand Prize for Social Media

CHPA Educational Foundation Wins Grand Prize for Social Media Award for “Social Media Campaign of the Year” by PR Daily is a Prestigious Honor   Washington, D.C. (August 7, 2019) – The CHPA Educational Foundation and its digital brand KnowYourOTCs earned the Grand Prize for “Social Media Campaign of the Year” in PR Daily’s 2019 […]

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CHPA Educational Foundation Campaign Honored with Award from PRNEWS

CHPA Educational Foundation Campaign Honored with Award from PRNEWS KnowYourOTCs Social Media Campaign Wins 2019 Platinum PR Award in the “On A Shoestring Campaign” Category, and Honorable Mention in “Cause-Related Marketing”   Washington, D.C. (October 22, 2019) – The CHPA Educational Foundation and its digital brand KnowYourOTCs was honored twice by PRNEWS with a 2019 […]

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6 Ways to Help Your New College Student Stay Healthy This School Year

By: Wendy Sue Swanson, M.D.

6 Ways to Help Your New College Student Stay Healthy This School Year Of anything I know from my previous experiences as a school teacher, and now a pediatrician and mom to boys (still years away from college), the transition from high school to college is one steeped in emotion for all. That’s why I’m […]

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Frequent Heartburn: Finding the Summertime Solution for You

By: Dr. Richard L. Gelfand

Frequent Heartburn: Finding the Summertime Solution for You For many of my patients, this summer has offered the chance to finally reconnect with family and friends after more than a year apart due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re all eager to soak up the familiar rituals of summer: long-awaited vacations, cookouts and picnics in the […]

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