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Cold Drugs Send 7,000 Children a Year to ERs


 
 

Rob Stein | | Tuesday, January 29, 2008


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- More than 7,000 children get rushed to emergency rooms each year after suffering adverse reactions to cough and cold medicines, according to the first national estimate of the risks posed by the widely used remedies.

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