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Asthma

Acetaminophen and Asthma

The Question: Does prenatal and early infancy acetaminophen exposure increase the chances of developing asthma? The Study: A meta-analysis of 11 observational studies looked at acetaminophen use and the...
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Pediatric Medication Dosing

A “one-size-fits-all” concept does not apply to medication dosing in pediatric patients. Not only are the dosages of most medications prescribed to kids based on a child’s weight, but...
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Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy

The Question: Does acetaminophen use during pregnancy increase the risk of having a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? The Study: Acetaminophen use was recorded for more than 64,000 Danish...
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The Science of Taste & Medication

Taste is a composite sense that’s partly determined by the taste buds, but also affected by aroma, visual presentation, and even previous experiences. Because smell, appearance and our expectations...
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