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Yucky Medicine – How to Get Your Kids To Take It

These days, there are a number of ways to make yucky medicine more palatable for children. Pre-sweetened medications and flavored additives are readily available –ask your pharmacist to add flavoring to a prescription – but sometimes a bitter pill or potion still has to be swallowed. » Read more

Is Aspirin Safe During Pregnancy?

  Aspirin is not recommended during pregnancy, particularly in the third trimester. If you have taken aspirin early in pregnancy or before you found out you were pregnant, don't worry. Studies have not shown aspirin in low amounts to be hazardous to baby. There are several reasons to avoid aspirin in pregnancy. » Read more

Dental Care During Pregnancy

By Maria T. Pepin

Is dental care safe during pregnancy? According to the American Dental Association (ADA), annual exams and routine cleanings during your pregnancy are perfectly safe and recommended. Make sure to let your dentist know that you are expecting. Some women may need dental procedures such as fillings, root canals or crowns during pregnancy. » Read more

Migraine Headaches During Pregnancy

Headaches are very common during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester. Women with a history of migraines may find that they have less migraines during pregnancy. Some women, however, have more frequent migraines during pregnancy. » Read more