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Hospital financial decisions play a role in critical shortage of pediatric beds for RSV patients - Virginia Mercury

Hospital financial decisions play a role in critical shortage of pediatric beds for RSV patients – Virginia Mercury

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News The severe shortage of pediatric hospital beds plaguing the country this fall is a byproduct of financial decisions made by hospitals over the past decade as they shut down children’s wards, which often operate in the red, and increased the number of beds available for more profitable endeavors. such …

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The shortage of essential cold and flu medicines for children could last until the spring of 2023. Here are some safe alternatives parents can try.

The shortage of essential cold and flu medicines for children could last until the spring of 2023. Here are some safe alternatives parents can try.

Tylenol, Amoxicillin, Tamiflu and Albuterol are all proving hard to find for some parents. Experts recommend asking your pharmacist if alternatives are available, such as generics or capsules. Do not give adult medications to children. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for your registration! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed on the go. …

The shortage of essential cold and flu medicines for children could last until the spring of 2023. Here are some safe alternatives parents can try. Read More »