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Cough and cold medicine out for under six year-olds

Peter Griffin posted in on October 7th, 2009.

The New Zealand Government has followed through on a proposal, foreshadowed in August, to ban giving cough and cold medicines to children under the age of six. The recommendation, from the Cough and Cold Review Group of Medsafe,  mirrors policies adopted by Governments in Britain and Canada. “After full consideration of the data, the Group […]

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