How to give medication safely

Giving your child their medicine properly — the right drug, the right dose, taken the proper way — is important. Not only will it determine how effective the medicine is, but if taken incorrectly, medicine can be dangerous. Before you give your child anything, read the label carefully. Some medicines are designed to be given…

OTC Pain Medication: What You Need to Know

Over-the-counter, or OTC pain medications, can be bought without a prescription and are intended to reduce fever and temporarily relieve minor aches and pains. The two main types of OTC pain medications are Acetaminophen and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, or NSAIDs. They work in different ways and have different risks and benefits for each person to…

Speaking English – How to talk about STRESS

Hi. This is Gill at www.engvid.com, and today we’re going to look at a particular type of thing that happens to people in their lives and also to look at the kind of way we describe it in the English language. Okay? So, we’re saying: “Don’t get stressed out!” Right? Now, getting stressed out is,…