Nannies Must Use a Medicine Safe

One in Five Teens Has Abused Prescription Medication Found in the Medicine Cabinet The Number One Cause of Drug Addiction is Medical Prescriptions Given Legally by Physicians, Not Illicit Drugs I just had a very sobering talk with a local pediatrician. Now that one of my charges has started dating I asked the doctor about […]

Do Your Employers Keep Prescription Meds in the Medicine Cabinet Where Kids Can Easily Reach Them?

The Number One Cause of Drug Addiction is Medical Prescriptions Given Legally by Physicians We do not know the cause of Whitney Houston’s death this weekend. I can’t make presumptions so in no way am I claiming to know how or why she died. Although I am not reporting how she died, I will admit that […]

Prevent a Medication Mix-Up

Prevent a Medication Mix-Up in Your HomeBy Michelle LaRowe Conover With the number of prescriptions that are handwritten and dispensed by pharmacies across the country each year, it should be no surprise that errors can occur. Even with the most careful doctor writing legibly and pharmacists double checking dosages, when humans are involved no amount […]

SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDICATIONS

Beware of Common Side Effects It is vital for caregivers to be aware of some common ailments and popular products used as treatments and the problems those medications may cause. Runny noses, stuffed noses, and post nasal drips are among the conditions that prompt a doctor to prescribe an antihistamine or a decongestant, or a […]