Blog Posts in July, 2017

Is Your Child at Risk of Whooping Cough?

Whooping cough, or pertussis, is a bacterial infection that can cause mild symptoms in adults and very severe symptoms in young children. Your child should see an emergency pediatrician right away if ...
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Get the Answers to Your Questions About Heat Exhaustion in Kids

Children are more susceptible to heat-related illnesses than the average adult. They're also less likely to respond appropriately to thirst, overexertion, and hot temperatures. However, every ...
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The Mumps Resurgence: How You Can Protect Your Child

Across the country, mumps has made a comeback, and Texas has seen outbreaks occur. Many of the people who have gotten mumps have been vaccinated, as the protection the vaccine provides lessens over ...
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Keeping Your Child Safe From Foodborne Illnesses

Foodborne illnesses, also sometimes called food poisoning, occur when you eat something that is contaminated, usually with bacteria. This exposure can cause severe nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, and ...
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Help Your Child Stay Calm During an X-Ray

X-rays are an important diagnostic tool, but for kids, they can often be scary. If your child is receiving pediatric urgent care and needs an X-ray, watch this video for help explaining the process, ...
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