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FDA warns of post-surgery codeine use in children

WASHINGTON – After three children died and a fourth suffered life-threatening respiratory problems after being given the pain reliever codeine following surgeries to remove tonsils and adenoids, the Food and Drug Administration is warning physicians and parents about the use ...

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Medical malpractice suit over girl’s death settled for $2.5 million

Lawyers for the estate of a 4-year-old Hull, Mass. girl whose parents were convicted of giving her a deadly dose of prescription drugs say they have settled a malpractice suit against the psychiatrist who prescribed the medication and her employer.

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