Katherine Voss

The Danger of Dog Bites

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Each year, about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs. Almost one in five of those require medical attention for the injury. For some, that means a trip to the Emergency Department. For others, it can mean reconstructive surgery. About 50% of children in the US will be bitten by a dog before their 12th […]

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“My Tummy Hurts”: Common Causes and Cures for Kids with Stomach Trouble

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Scott & White Pediatric Gastroenterology Clinic sees spike in calls in September from parents Approximately 10 to 15 percent of children ages five and up have abdominal pain. Although parents can usually tell if their child’s caught a stomach bug – he or she’ll have vomiting or diarrhea that lasts 24 to 48 hours. But […]

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Tips for a Healthy, Successful School Year!

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As another summer winds down and the new school year approaches, it’s important to get back into the school-time swing. You’ve helped your child select supplies and clothes for the new year, but have you done the homework you’ll need to help them stay healthy? Robert Greenberg, MD, at Scott & White Emergency Hospital – […]

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Fourth of July Safety

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It’s an American tradition to use fireworks to celebrate the holidays, especially the upcoming Fourth of July. Viewing professional displays is a safe way to enjoy fireworks but personal use of fireworks is hazardous and can cause injury. Here in Texas, it is legal to sell fireworks but this doesn’t reduce the risk. Legal consumer […]

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Summer Swimming Safety

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Those most at risk of drowning are children between ages one and three. Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for children between the ages of one and four and minority children drown in pools at an alarming rate. Take simple safety steps today- teach children to swim, put a fence around pools, and […]

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