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Dr. Tom Frieden says getting vaccinated is the single most important step we can take to protect ourselves and our families against influenza.
The Missouri Health Department is issuing a warning about a respiratory illness that is hitting kids on both sides of the state.
Local hospitals and doctors’ offices are seeing a spike in cases of a common childhood virus called hand, foot and mouth disease.
The Centers for Disease Control says nearly 200 cases of the measles have been reported in 17 states this year, including Missouri.
A local pediatrician says not to let your child’s doctor prescribe the powerful painkiller codeine without talking about alternatives first.
Miss Missouri will flip and serve pancakes at local IHOP for National Pancake Day.
Some have soaked the balls, which are not generally made of cotton, in juices or smoothies as a meal replacement.
“It is really important, as parents, if you have fears for your kid’s safety, for those fears to be rational,” SLU Care pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller says.
“The five-month-old child had severe bruises to the head, neck, and eyes. The doctor further told us that the baby had a skull fracture,” Police Chief Michael Floore explained.
“Most of the RSV can be treated at home with a humidifier, making sure they’re drinking lots of fluids.”