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Cough Syrup

Some Cough Syrups Can Be Deadly For Children

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Codeine is not safe to give to kids. The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement this week urging parents and doctors to stop giving childre...

At Long Last, Bangkok Teens Discover Sizzurp

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.02.2016 | Weird News
Van Winkle's

Trendcasters scouting for in-the-know teens need not visit Bangkok. Apparently, in 2015, the edgy youths of Thailand's capital have only just caught wind of Sizzurp, a.k.a. Purple Drank. Welcome to the mid-aughts, Thailand.

I Was a Cough Syrup Junkie | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living

"We found all the cough medicine bottles in your desk," she said, flatly. "Either you drink as much water as you can until you throw up, or I'll be forced to take you to the hospital." Terrified of my secret getting more exposed, I opted for water. They fired me the next morning.

Hand Sanitizer And Household Substance Abuse: What Parents Should Know

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.30.2012 | Parents

From hand sanitizer and mouthwash cocktails to household inhalants and bath salts, there has been plenty of media coverage surrounding teenage abuse o...

FDA Won't Restrict Cough Syrup | By Meredith Melnick | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The FDA considered imposing an age limit on purchasing cough syrup, due to its abuse among teenagers. But last night, a panel assembled by the FDA vot...