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Amid Growing Demand for Children’s Pain Relievers, Health Experts Warn About Dosing Errors

James Yarema

It may be instinct to turn to over-the-counter medications to help alleviate symptoms of illness in children, who are facing a tripledemic of viruses this winter.

There are safe ways to do this. But as WHYY’s Nicole Leonard reports, health experts warn families not to take unnecessary risks.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 12/22/22)

Nicole Leonard is a health and science reporter for WHYY News. She joined the newsroom in 2022 after covering health care for Connecticut Public Radio. Before that, she was the health reporter for the Press of Atlantic City.