Vicks VapoRub Misuse May Hurt Kids
18-Month-Old Girl Hospitalized After Vicks VapoRub Put Under Her Nose
Risks vs. Benefits continued...
Meanwhile, everyone who spoke with WebMD urges parents to use Vicks VapoRub
only as directed: on children older than 2 years, and applied only to the
chest, back, or throat and NOT to the nostrils or on wounds or open skin.
The Rubin study appears in the January issue of the journal