Friday, June 25, 2010

Tips on caring for children

Source: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com

It's easy to blunder when it comes to children's health. Fortunately, the most common health mistakes can often be avoided. Here's a series of ways we jeopardize our children's health and ways to improve on it.

Child care tip #1

The mistake: Giving a child cough and cold medicine, which is "very nearly useless," said New York pediatrician Anatoly Belilovsky. "Oral decongestants are poor to mediocre in effectiveness; nasal decongestants can very easily make things worse, turning a cold into rhinitis medicamentosa," a condition of rebound nasal congestion.

A better way: Studies have shown honey is a better cough suppressant than over-the-counter medicines. Offer children a simple anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen — Advil or Motrin) for aches and chills, said Boston-based pediatrician Charlotte Cowan.

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