Information to help you prevent illness and manage your health.
As temperatures soar, so do Laredo Emergency Room visits for heatstroke. A potentially fatal condition, heatstroke is more serious than heat exhaustion, though symptoms can be similar. Let’s look first at how to identify the signs of heat illness like heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
From running around on the playground to rolling off the couch to taking a hard hit while playing football, head injuries in children are a possibility at any age – and when it happens, it’s always a major concern for parents.
When it comes to caring for a baby, there are so many factors to keep track of, from sleeping habits to feeding schedules. Making things even more complicated is the fact that the scale of what’s appropriate and what’s concerning varies greatly from one child to the next.
By the age of 16, 1 in 20 children will have experienced a pediatric seizure. Although it’s somewhat common among children, it doesn’t make it any less alarming for the parents of a child who’s experiencing a seizure.
Sometimes, it’s simply unavoidable: You find yourself in a situation where you have to bring your child to the emergency room. It’s never ideal, but it can be particularly stressful in the event of respiratory distress.