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Parents and Legalized Marijuana

Resources for parents for California’s era of legalized marijuana. The American Academy of Pediatrics believes youth shouldn’t use marijuana. The reason behind that decision is here. The effects of marijuana on the developing brain are reviewed here. Edible marijuana products … Continue reading

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Prescription Drug Coupons?

Tempted by coupons offered to reduce the cost of prescription drugs? The following was forwarded to a pediatrician listserv: Copay coupons don’t bring savings Drugmakers spent about $7 billion last year to distribute copay coupons and drug discount cards, according … Continue reading

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Prescription Madness: Filling Prescriptions for Less

Things to consider before getting that prescription filled: There’s a reason first-line medications are first line. These tried-and-true treatments work, and they went generic long ago. Discount stores like Target, Walmart and Costco include medications like amoxicillin and polymixin B/trimethoprim eye … Continue reading

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