Articles for Tag: "medicine"

Study: 4 out of 5 parents making dosing errors  Featured
Study: 4 out of 5 parents making dosing errors
A startling number of parents measure medication incorrectly. And many errors are twice the recommended amount.
Are you overdosing your kids? 
Are you overdosing your kids?
New research finds a startling number of parents measure liquid medication doses incorrectly. And many of the mistakes involve twice the recommended amount.
Can a song improve your health?  Featured
Can a song improve your health?
An Advocate nurse offers insight into the power of music therapy for both physical and mental health.
When’s the right time to expose your kids to allergens? 
When’s the right time to expose your kids to allergens?
New studies reveal that introducing milk, eggs and peanuts earlier than previously thought could prove beneficial.
How accurate are kitchen spoons for medication? 
How accurate are kitchen spoons for medication?
Dosage directions in milliliters, not teaspoons, make for safer medication delivery. Learn more.
A babysitter’s guide to prevent poisoning  Featured
A babysitter’s guide to prevent poisoning
Here’s how to keep kids safe and what to do in case of an emergency.
Infographic: 5 tips to help your child take medicine 
Infographic: 5 tips to help your child take medicine
Learn the easiest ways to teach your children to take a pill.