Is My Child Safe on an Antidepressant

When parents are faced with news such as disturbed gunmen, Steven Kazmierczak, who had stopped taking his medication prior to his Valentines Day 2008 shooting rampage on the NIU campus, serious questions arise. Will MY child become suicidal? Will they freak out and do something crazy? The very thought is unthinkable. According to an April 8, 2008, article…

Cold Medicines Risky for Small Children

The Food and Drug Administration has declared over-the-counter cold and cough medicines too risky for children under the age of 2, the Associated Press has reported. The FDA warned of “serious and potentially life-threatening side effects” in a recent ruling.  Besides, there is little evidence these oral drugs ease cold symptoms in children so young. …