Mother Mistakes Ambien for Thyroid Medication

Nancy Kruger Cohen -- the harried mother of a 5-year-old and an 8-year-old -- begins each day with her gray thyroid tablet, taken on an empty stomach. But one day, while multi-tasking under pressure -- preparing waffles for breakfast, packing lunchboxes with sandwiches and zipping up winter jackets for the walk to school -- she grabs the wrong prescription bottle. "As the pill goes in, my tongue pauses -- Is it usually pink? -- but I swallow anyway. And then the mistake is clear," said the...Full Story
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