Kids get codeine in U.

Emergency room visits from 2001-2010. Related StoriesBoston Children's Hospital selects Vijay G. Sankaran to receive Rising Star AwardBoston Kids's and Rock Health team up to accelerate advancement of pediatric health technologiesHeart of the Rockies Regional INFIRMARY selects Aprima EHR The UCSF researchers found the rates of codeine prescriptions reduced from 3.7 % to 2.9 % during the 10-year period. However, a substantial number of children were being recommended the drug still, from 559,000 to 877,000 prescriptions a complete year. They also saw no decline in codeine prescriptions associated with the 2006 professional recommendations.Tom Coburn doesn't seem like a typical cancer patient. The Oklahoma Republican often arrives in his workplace two hours before his aides, sometimes as early as 4 a.m. He attends most of his committee hearings virtually. And in the evenings, he either dines with his senator buddies at Capitol Hill establishments or attends his weekly meetings of Christian conservatives at the infamous C Street house. But for the past several months, the 65-year-older Coburn offers privately been going through intensive treatment for a recurrence of prostate malignancy . This content was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family members Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research business unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.