Medication

When it comes to giving your kids medicine, learn what to stock in your medicine cabinet and medicine safety procedures.

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Tamiflu and Kids: Everything Parents Need to Know

Tamiflu can decrease the severity of flu symptoms and shorten the illness by about 24 hours. Learn about who should take the antiviral medication, the potential side effects, and whether Tamiflu is safe for kids.

How to Stock Your Medicine Cabinet Like a Pediatrician

It’s always helpful—now more than ever—to have the essentials on hand for inevitable injuries and illnesses. We asked dozens of doctor moms and dads which drugstore items they keep at the ready.

Mom Shares Genius Hack for Getting Babies to Take Medicine, Goes Viral

Getting a baby to take medicine is rarely easy—but one mom's simple trick is going viral. It's simple but it's totally genius!

Acetaminophen Dosage Chart for Babies and Kids

Acetaminophen can help soothe your child's fever and relieve pain. Use our age-by-age acetaminophen dosage chart to find out how much is safe for your baby or child.

8 Medication Mistakes Parents Make

These errors are all too easy for even the most vigilant moms to commit. How many do you recognize?

I Was an Anti-Medicine Mom, Until My Daughter's Diagnosis

After my daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, doctors helped me realize that natural remedies work best alongside, not instead of, modern medicine.

More Medication

Standard Practice on Antibiotics Called into Question

A new article in the British Medical Journal suggests that finishing the full antibiotic course isn't always necessary—but don't ditch those last few doses of antibiotics yet.

How to Deal With Seasonal Allergies When You're Breastfeeding

If you're breastfeeding and looking for relief from seasonal allergies, here's how to know what medications are safe for you and Baby.

15 Percent of Parents Admit to Giving Kids Adult Allergy Meds

According to a new poll, about 15 percent of parents have given their child an adult dose of allergy medication. Here's why that's not a good idea.