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Existing stock photography depicting dosing of liquid medicines contributes to confusion so new joint effort aims to remedy that. The CHPA Educational Foundation (CHPAEF) in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) PROTECT Initiative are providing high-quality royalty-free photos that accurately depict best practices for measuring and giving liquid medicines to children.

Mar 9, 2022

Anita Brikman sits down with board-certified pediatrician and co-founder of Forever Freckled, Dr. Katie Friedman to discuss the rise of the healthcare social media influencer.

Sep 6, 2021

What fever is too high for a child? When is it time to take them to the doctor? Can you safely alternate between over-the-counter (OTC) fever reducers containing acetaminophen and ibuprofen? We've got four must-read fever treatment tips from a pediatrician at

Oct 5, 2020

CHPA released the following statement in response to the CDC Viewpoints article titled, “Prevention of Unintentional Medication Overdose Among Children,” published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Jul 28, 2020

It only took a moment for Sugey and Carlos’s toddler to accidentally swallow medicine that was left within his reach. It can happen to anyone. Take 90 seconds to watch their story, and learn how to keep your family safe.

Oct 3, 2019

The CHPA Educational Foundation today released findings from a study examining the common attitudes and behaviors of parents when administering pediatric over-the-counter (OTC) liquid medicines to young children.

May 15, 2018

The members of the stakeholder selection committee respectfully submit these candidates to serve as the non-voting industry representative and alternate (as needed) for the FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee.

Nov 14, 2013

CHPA requests that FDA publish a statement of enforcement policy expressly permitting manufacturers of single-ingredient acetaminophen OTC drugs subject to the ongoing internal analgesic, antipyretic, and antirheumatic monograph proceedings to including labeling on products that provide instructions for use in children aged six months to two years.

Aug 15, 2013

CHPA candidate submission for consideration to serve as the non-voting industry representative on the FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee.

Sep 5, 2012

Briefing book for the Joint Meeting of the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and Pediatric Advisory Committee, May 17-18, 2011.

May 17, 2011

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