Cessation of breathing is a rare, but serious risk for some children who take cough syrup or painkillers that contain codeine, research shows. Advisers to the FDA say no one under 18 should take the drug. iStockphoto hide caption

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Limits Urged On The Use Of Codeine To Stop Kids' Coughs And Pain

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