We’ve all been a part of moments like this, some of us more often than others: Your child sits on one side of the table, eyeing you with suspicion. More specifically, eyeing what is in your hands. You are shielding your hands with little success, hoping that the popsicle you just gave your child a few minutes prior was a satisfactory peace offering. Your child backs away as … [Read more...] about How to Win the Take-Your-Medicine Battle!
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Hot flashes, vaginal atrophy, relaxation of the pelvic muscles and hair growth where you don't want it and hair thinning where you do. If that litany doesn't make you want to scream, it will surely have you running to your nearest pharmacy for some help. Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are available for menopausal women. Just make sure you know what's what. Menopause … [Read more...] about Over-the-Counter Medicine for Menopause
The news that the artist and musician Prince died from an accidental fentanyl and heroin overdose is tragic. But the fact that a lethal ingredient commonly mixed with heroin killed Prince should scare, as well as sadden, parents. Any of our kids could die this way. The dangers lurk in an innocent place – our medicine cabinet. And quite often, it’s our fault the drugs are … [Read more...] about Prince, Heroin and Your Medicine Cabinet
The following is a guest post by Gloria Verret, RN, RN Remedies® blogger and pediatric nurse in the Liver and Kidney Transplant Unit at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Have you heard the term “fever phobia?” It’s a term I use when parents rush to maintain a normal temperature for their child, even though a fever could actually be a sign of their child’s natural … [Read more...] about How to Treat Your Child’s Fever With OTC Medicine
Locker Brand has recalled 59,600 Rx Lockers due to a design flaw that can allow "unauthorized access" to medicine containers, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced. Product: Rx Locker medicine bottle storage containers Made By: Locker Brand Inc. imported the products, which were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond, CVS, Walgreens and the Locker Brand … [Read more...] about Medicine Bottle Storage Containers