Checkup Newsroom (medication)

2019
June
25,
2019
| 04:01 PM America/Chicago
When your child has a headache, you probably reach for the medicine cabinet, right? Well, you might be surprised to hear that over-the-counter medications like Advil and Tylenol might actually be what’s triggering the headache in the first place. ...
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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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June
08,
2016
| 06:46 PM America/Chicago
When you drop your 8-month old off at day care you expect to pick up your child rested, fed and ready for some playtime before you put them to bed. You don’t expect tragedy and you certainly don’t expect that tragedy to occur as a result of neglig...
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2015
December
17,
2015
| 08:28 PM America/Chicago
If you’ve ever had a migraine, you know how awful they can be. Nausea, dizziness plus sensitivity to light and sound… and that’s just the cherry on top of extreme head pain. It can be a hard thing for adults to deal with. Unfortunately, many child...
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February
17,
2015
| 05:36 PM 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
| 08:29 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 yesterday, respec...
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May
07,
2014
| 05:36 PM America/Chicago
Anything in blood stream could be transmitted to breast milk: food, drug (over the counter medicine, prescription, oral and other) alternative/herbal medicines. Because of this, when you are breastfeeding, it is important to notify your pediatrician ...
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