Chemotherapy medications are used to treat cancer throughout the body by killing actively dividing cells. Learn more about chemo.
- Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine includes herbal remedies, teas, supplements, and acupuncture. Learn what the risks are and whether alternative therapies can help your child.
- Frequently Asked Questions About Immunizations
Immunizations have protected millions of children from potentially deadly diseases. Learn about immunizations and find out exactly what they do - and what they don't.
- How to Safely Give Acetaminophen
What kind? How much? How often? Find out how to give this pain and fever medicine.
- How to Safely Give Ibuprofen
What kind? How much? How often? Find out how to give this pain medicine.
- Medications: Using Them Safely
Giving kids medicine safely can be a complicated task. With a little knowledge and a lot of double-checking, you can help treat your child's illness while you prevent dangerous reactions.
- Reye Syndrome
Reye syndrome, an extremely rare but serious illness that can affect the brain and liver, occurs most commonly in kids recovering from a viral infection. Cases have dropped dramatically since the finding of a link between the illness and aspirin use in children.
- Talking to the Pharmacist
If your child is sick, you'll probably have many questions to ask your doctor. But have you made a list of questions and concerns to share with your pharmacist?
- Teaching Your Child How to Swallow Pills
Swallowing a pill is something that many of us take for granted. But just like any skill, learning to swallow a pill takes practice.
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