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Posted January 11th, 2011 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

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Posted in Children's Health, Events, In the Media, KidKupz News, KidKupz in the Community, Parenting Tips, Uncategorized

Children’s Liquid Medicine Dosing In the News

Posted December 1st, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

As you know, we developed KidKupz to not only help children “take the ick out of sick”® and chase away the harsh taste of liquid medications,  but also to help parents ensure their child is always getting the proper dosage.  That is why KidKupz are made using standardized dosage cups with clearly marked measurements – no room for error and the cups can be used with ANY liquid medications.

Clearly, The Journal of the American Medical Association supports our concerns.  Here is the JAMA study, released yesterday.  Important reading for all parents and caregivers.

“ Evaluation of Consistency in Dosing Directions and Measuring Devices for Pediatric Nonprescription Liquid Medications

Also, here is the video from WABC and the esteemed Dr. Jay Adlersberg.

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Food For Thought…Literally

Posted October 19th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

We’ve all heard the buzz about what are considered to be the top “super foods.” These are the foods that offer the greatest health benefits and needless to say, none of them are found at McDonalds. It certainly isn’t news that our kids need to eat more fruits and vegetables, but what may be news to you is that there are certain foods that can actually benefit our childrens’ developing brains. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted in Children's Health, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Uncategorized

It Seems Mary Poppins Was Only Half-Right…

Posted October 5th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

When my mother and I first created KidKupz, our main objective was to make taking liquid medications easier for children while at the same time making the job easier on moms, dads and caregivers.  Having spoken with many pediatricians and health care professionals, we were also concerned with another of aspect of administering liquid medications. Read the rest of this entry »

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KidKupz Hits Walgreens’ Shelves!

Posted September 9th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Blue Raspberry KidKupz

We’re excited to share some great KidKupz news with all of you. As of September, you will be able to find KidKupz medicine dispensing cups at over 5,000 Walgreens stores nationwide! Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted in Children's Health, In the Media, KidKupz News

Road Trip!

Posted July 6th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

If you are planning a road trip this summer with the family you are bound to find the back seat of your mini van covered with greasy potato chip bags and empty soda bottles by the time you reach your destination. Let’s face it, chips, soda and snack bars are among the tried and true go-to snacks on the road. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted in Children's Health, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Jill's Thoughts, Parenting Tips, Uncategorized

Youth Sports – Where Do We Draw the Line?

Posted June 10th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

My 11 year old son is obsessed with baseball. In addition to knowing all the stats and all the players, he plays on a little league travel team which, especially this past year, consumed a big part of his life…and ours. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Best In Sunscreen – The Reviews Are In

Posted June 8th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

It has been nothing less than blisteringly hot and humid here in New York over the last couple of weeks. My children are  finishing up the school year and summer camp is just around the corner. I guess it’s time to prepare for the great outdoors! Read the rest of this entry »

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Hazardous Hot Dogs and Other Choking Hazards – An Update

Posted May 27th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Back in February I weighed in on an article in USA Today about the American Academy of Pediatrics’ urging to the FDA that certain foods pose serious choking hazards to young children Read the rest of this entry »

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Walking Tall

Posted May 25th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

My son is now 11 and in the 5th grade. He is one of 34 children in the grade and the variety and range of sizes of the boys and the girls is truly fascinating. Read the rest of this entry »

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