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New Jersey CVS Mistakenly Gives Kids Breast Cancer Medication

A CVS pharmacy in Chatham, New Jersey is frantically trying to found out how it gave 50 children a breast cancer treatment as opposed to their chewable fluoride. And parents everywhere are suddenly triple-checking their children's medications. Seriously, don't feel bad for stepping away from the computer to make sure that's really a Flintstones vitamin in there. I did it too.
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