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‘Candy Aspirin,’ Safety Caps, and the History of Children’s Drugs

A new book from Penn Nursing’s Cynthia Connolly, PhD, RN, FAAN, looks at case studies surrounding development, use, and marketing of medications for children in the 20th century.

Click here to read an excerpt from Children and Drug Safety: Balancing Risk and Protection in Twentieth Century America published in April 2018 by Rutgers University Press. You can also listen to Connolly reading the excerpt, in three parts.

This article and audio were produced by Michele Berger, science news officer, and Derick Crucius, video producer, in University Communications. It was first published on Penn Today.