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Infant death rate falls after drug companies stop selling cough medicines for children under two

Posted on Feb 13, 2011 in Uncategorized

Monday, February 07, 2011 by: David Gutierrez, staff writer NaturalNews) The number of infants and toddlers sent to emergency rooms (ERs) by cold and cough drugs fell dramatically after manufacturers stopped marketing those products to children under the age of two, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and published in the journal Pediatrics. In young children, over-the-counter cold and cough medicines can cause serious side effects including abnormal heart rhythms, seizures, or even cessation of breathing. “In 2007, in...

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