November 2013

Top Three Most Common Rashes in Children

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Oh no, what’s that? Finding bumps or redness on your child’s soft skin can leave you worrying. Children are constantly exposed to irritants and illnesses that can cause a rash. McLane Children’s Scott & White pediatrician Tinku Davis, MD can help us recognize the three most common childhood rashes and how to decide what to […]

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Talking to Your Son about Performance Enhancing Drugs

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Performance enhancing drugs, (PEDs) are causing a stir in the sports world and also some confusion. If misunderstood, you may not know what to say if your teenager comes home talking about supplements. Orthopedist Derek Lichota, MD specializes in sports medicine and sees a variety of patients, including those at McLane Children’s Scott & White. […]

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Did You Hear Your Ankle Go Snap, Crackle and Pop?

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You see someone walking around with crutches and your first thought is, “What happened?” It turns out that in the early years of being a kid or teenager, foot and ankle injuries are fairly common. The Temple Pediatric Clinic podiatrists see about 100 patients a week, and 20 of those visits are helping children with […]

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Helping Your Child Overcome the Fear of Surgery

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There may come a time when your child needs surgery. The idea of an operation can be daunting to your child or even to you as a parent. As you prepare for surgery, there are many tools to ease your fears and help you feel more comfortable. One of the major ways you can feel […]

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