Swallowing Pills? Children Can Learn How

April 20, 2015 1:00 PM

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MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have trouble swallowing needed pills aren't out of luck, according to a new study. At least five different strategies may help them swallow pills and capsules more easily, researchers found.

"Pill swallowing difficulty is not an uncommon problem, and there are resources that may be available to children based on their particular difficulty," said study co-author Dr. Kathleen Bradford, a pediatrician at North Carolina Children's Hospital in Chapel Hill. "Addressing this problem and resea...

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