Double Check, Don’t Double Up

You feel icky! You have the flu. So, you take some cough and flu medicine every few hours, following the directions on the label. Now, you feel a headache coming on and you consider taking a couple of acetaminophen. Stop! Taking too much acetaminophen can cause severe liver damage. More than 600 prescription and over-the-counter medications contain acetaminophen. Learn more from this infographic.

PositiveTip: Always follow the directions for taking any medication. Check the labels to make sure you don't double up on one.