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Ditch Older Antihistamines

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Parents: Do you have an over-the-counter allergy medication in your medicine cabinet ‘just in case’? If it’s the most popular non-prescription antihistamine, get rid of it, urge paediatric allergy experts. Newer-generation options aren’t just far safer, they’re also more effective. 

To find out more, read my Today’s Parent piece.

A big thank-you to Dr. Doug Mack, a Burlington, Ont., paediatric allergist and assistant clinical professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont.

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