Checkup Newsroom (Pharmacy)

2019
March
06,
2019
| 11:20 PM America/Chicago
The rest of the world may soon learn what neurologists and clinical pharmacists at Cook Children’s have known for almost three years – intranasal ketamine is a groundbreaking drug with the potential to help people from all walks of life. Cook Chil...
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2017
July
28,
2017
| 10:08 PM America/Chicago
Summer's almost over and it's time for one last trip. Families are traveling all over the world by cars, trains, boats and planes. These different methods of travel can be a wonderful experience for children, but they may also come along with negativ...
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2016
September
14,
2016
| 11:40 PM America/Chicago
A new study published in Pediatrics found that more than 80 percent of parents aren't giving their children the correct dosage when their child is sick.  Parents using dosing cups had four times the odds of making a dosing error, compared to when ...
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2015
November
16,
2015
| 02:01 PM 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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June
11,
2015
| 04:46 PM America/Chicago
Melissa Harkey takes nothing for granted, especially the life of her little boy. Six days after her high school graduation, Harkey found out she was pregnant. During her pregnancy she faced several complications due to the fact that her son’s inte...
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March
25,
2015
| 04:13 PM America/Chicago
“A Skittle Party” isn’t about candy and “Molly” isn’t only a girl’s name anymore. Welcome to today’s drug culture of “code names” and “street terms.” You may not know what those words mean, but more than likely your kids do. Russell Johnson, a ...
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