Articles tagged with 'Medicine' | Checkup Newsroom

Checkup Newsroom (Medicine)

2019
July
23,
2019
| 09:30 AM America/Chicago
Previously, I looked at the safety and research of essential oils and children. Today, I will answer more questions asked on my Facebook page. Effectiveness/General Use Do they really work or is it a mind over matter thing? I think that ther...
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2018
August
23,
2018
| 14:36 PM America/Chicago
A recent recall of 32 different children's medicines has some parents combing through their cabinets. The products, marketed and sold by King Bio online and in local health food stores, have been recalled due to “microbial contamination.” Accor...
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April
05,
2018
| 09:28 AM America/Chicago
An interesting study came out in the JAMA Pediatrics journal this week. It’s caused a lot of worrisome headlines. I read the paper during my lunch hour this week. It seems to be a decent study (sometimes studies aren’t that good. Remember that the...
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2017
January
17,
2017
| 14:56 PM America/Chicago
It’s that time of the year when coughing, sneezing and sniffling noses are seemingly everywhere. If you’re like most parents, you have a stockpile of meds in a cabinet ready to deploy on the household. But there’s one you should skip – cough medicine...
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2015
November
16,
2015
| 07:01 AM America/Chicago
Imagine you are 5 years old. It’s a beautiful day and you are stuck in the house with a fever. Your wonderful mother gives you little orange tablets that taste like oranges. You think taking these little tablets that look a lot like M&M’s will make y...
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February
17,
2015
| 10:36 AM America/Chicago
Doctors complain about patient demands. Patients sometimes complain that doctors don’t give them what they want. A recent study done in the adult oncology world and published in JAMA, found that doctors had a perception that patients were demandin...
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2014
November
04,
2014
| 13:29 PM America/Chicago
“Did you give him his medicine this morning or was I supposed to?” “Hey bud, how did you get that BAND-AID®?” “I just climbed up on this and got it (from the medicine cabinet).” Those are 2 conversations that happen frequently and just yeste...
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