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COVID-19: Prepare, don’t Panic!

Coronavirus is all over the news and I’m seeing either panic or denial in many people. Neither of those positions will help. We need to prepare, not panic.

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Help Prevent the Spread of Infections!

Infection prevention has been on many minds during this long flu season. Now that coronavirus is threatening to spread world wide, what can we do?

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus has been in the news a lot. Some information is helpful, but a lot is not. Learn from reputable sources, like the CDC and WHO.

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Measles: What’s all the fuss about?

Why is everyone so worked up about the measles showing up all around the country? Is it really a big deal?

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Plan for Vacation – especially if you’re going outside the US

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!

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Practical at home tips for illnesses

When your family gets sick, what can you do before running to the ER or clinic?

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RSV has a bad rap, for good reason

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.

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Top 10 Quest for Health KC posts of 2018

Have you read all of the most popular 2018 posts from Quest for Health KC?

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Nip it in the bud?

When kids start to get sick, don’t you wish you could nip it in the bud before it gets worse?

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Sudden Barky Cough? Think Croup

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.