What patients and families need to know
New study says parents need to practice what they know when handling medicine
March 20, 2017
Marcee White, M.D., Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, gives parents instructions on how to keep their child safe from medicine poisoning. "Parents should store all prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and supplements up and away, out of reach and sight every time," says Dr. White. "They should keep medicine in its original child-resistant packaging. They should start practicing these safe medication storage procedures when their child is first born."
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