Giving newborns medicine is a dangerous guessing game. Can we make it safer?

Giving newborns medicine is a dangerous guessing game. Can we make it safer?

Some 90% of medications administered to newborns are not approved by the FDA for use in children so young. Despite this, infants admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit may receive up to 60 medications in their first month. An FDA-funded nonprofit is looking to change by starting more clinical trials in infants.

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