- Beware of Supplements for Kids
Firms are advertising herbs and supplements as remedies for everything from colds and asthma to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, but dietary supplements and herbal mixtures aimed at children may be a waste of money -- and a threat to their health.
- Curb Antibiotic Abuse in Children
Antibiotics are not necessary for the majority of infections seen in the pediatrician's office.
- Treat Children's OTC Drugs With Care
Over-the-counter drugs can help ease a child's aches and pains, but you should know a few things before you pop open a bottle.
- What to Look for on OTC Drug Labels
Always read the label. All OTC medicine labels have detailed usage and warning information to help you choose and use the products.