Monthly Archives: December 2017

FDA Risk Warning Slowed But, Did Not Stop the Prescribing of Codeine to Some Children After Tonsillectomy

A recent study finds that 1 in 20 children were prescribed codeine after having a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy at the end of 2015, despite a warning by the Food and Drug Administration.

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AAP Offers Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

If your holiday decorations aren’t up already, odds are you’re planning a day to start putting up trees and lights, but the American Academy of Pediatrics is sending out a few reminders as you do so.

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