Why is everyone so worked up about the measles showing up all around the country? Is it really a big deal?
A little planning and preparation can help everyone in your group stay healthy while traveling. Some preventative treatments take up to 6 months to complete, so talk to your doctor early!
When your family gets sick, what can you do before running to the ER or clinic?
Bronchiolitis (often called RSV) is an infection of the respiratory tract that leads to wheezing and difficulty breathing. Learn why it’s scary to many parents and what you can do about it.
Have you read all of the most popular 2018 posts from Quest for Health KC?
When kids start to get sick, don’t you wish you could nip it in the bud before it gets worse?
The barky cough of croup is distinctive. It’s not a typical wet or congested cough. It’s like a seal bark. The good news is we can often treat it at home.
One abnormal lab we see in otherwise healthy kids is a low absolute neutrophil count (ANC). This is also called neutropenia. Know when you should worry.
Do the downsides of using an outside urgent care outweigh the benefits? Is it worth it to wait for your usual doctor’s office?
Why should you wait to see your regular doctor? The benefits of using your regular doctor’s office to see your PCP or another provider with access to your child’s medical record are many. I previously wrote several tips about how to use an urgent care wisely, but I wanted to spend more time on the […]