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How to Alternate Tylenol & Motrin for a Fever

When your child has a medium to high fever–usually 101 degrees F or higher, some pediatricians recommend alternating Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin (ibuprofen) to help reduce the fever. Each medication has different timing for the doses, which can confuse parents who are worried about over medicating their children. Laramie Pediatrics in Laramie, Wyo., points out that the two drugs are different types of medicine, so it’s OK to use them together, even giving the two medications at the same time.

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Appuloss Diet Pills

Appuloss diet pills, called Diet and Energy, are an herbal dietary supplement marketed for weight loss. According to marketing claims made by the manufacturer, Appuloss supplements purportedly stimulate thermogenesis — increased metabolism. However, dietary supplements, including herbal weight loss supplements like Appuloss, are not intended to treat, prevent or cure any medical condition, including obesity.

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Teen Birth Control Methods

Birth control is a significant consideration for sexually active teens and their parents. Teens need accurate, factual information to make decisions about sexuality and contraception. Many of the contraceptives on the market today are safe, effective and appropriate for sexually active teens. Understanding the options available for your teen can help you to inform and guide her as she makes these adult choices.

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Buying Gluten Free Food

A gluten-free diet often relieves the symptoms of celiac disease, but getting into a rhythm with gluten-free grocery shopping might take some time. Knowing what to look for at the supermarket makes it easier to avoid foods that contain gluten. The variety of special gluten-free products also helps you find options that work with gluten-free dietary restrictions.