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Articles by Michael Cabana, MD, MPH

Talk With Your Child’s Caregiver About Safe Medicine Use

Talk With Your Child’s Caregiver About Safe Medicine Use Whether it’s a grandparent, camp counselor, or daycare provider, it can be nerve-racking leaving your child in someone else’s care. Make sure your caregiver has a list of any over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription medicines that your child is taking and knows where to find them. If […]

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13 Tips for Parents Using OTC Medicines

13 Tips for Parents Using OTC Medicines Always read and follow the label. Only use a medicine that treats your child’s specific symptoms. Never give two medicines with any of the same active ingredients. Always give the recommended dose and use the correct measuring device. Never use a medicine longer than the label instructs or […]

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