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Resist Giving Prescription Drugs to Your Child Even if Your Doctor Recommends it


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More than a quarter of children and teens in the United States are taking a medication on a regular basis. Close to seven percent are on two or more prescription drugs.

Prescribing medications to children can cause problems; many of them have not had their effects on children researched.


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