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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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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Facebook for Little People…What’s Next?

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

Wow, I’m not quite sure what to think about this one. As of this week, there is a new social-networking site geared towards children between the ages of 6 and 10 – Togetherville. 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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Holiday Travel Safety Tips for Your Family

Posted December 22nd, 2009 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Christmas is just a few days away and AAA predicts a significant increase in holiday travel – the biggest increase in three years. With so many folks traveling, safety should be at the forefront of every one’s minds. Read the rest of this entry »

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5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe on Halloween

Posted October 16th, 2009 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Halloween is right around the corner and your kids will be donning their creepiest costumes and knocking on doors hoping for candy and treats. While the holiday itself is full of fright, trick-or-treating with your kids doesn’t have to be.

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