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Tuesday, June 12, 12:32pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Glaciers are now melting and retreating. In the past decade, Texas and rest of the United States have experienced some of the warmest annual temperatures ever recorded. In Galveston County, it’s already humid and beginning to feel sticky and hot. Soon the... more »

Tuesday, June 5, 1:15pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Two of the most common types of parasitic infections that occur during the summer months are giardiasis and pinworms. Giardia lamblia is a common microscopic parasite that attaches itself to the lining of the small intestines. It interferes with the body's... more »

Tuesday, May 22, 9:55am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly If someone asked you about your first defense against getting sick and spreading illness, what would you say? A survey showed that most parents feel that diet and exercise, regular check-ups and immunizations are the best way. But the fact is that hand washing... more »

Tuesday, May 15, 8:32am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Between the ages of 3 and 5, many children begin to have pains in their limbs, mainly in their legs, at night for no apparent reason. These pains, known as ‘growing pains,' affect about one in 10 children. Boys and girls experience them equally. Growing... more »

Tuesday, May 8, 8:20am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly An allergic reaction is the greatest risk that can occur with an insect sting. The second and more common risk is an infection at the sting site. Here are some sensible tips to avoid being stung: • Stay away from stinging insects such as wasps and... more »

Tuesday, May 1, 9:56am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly A cry jolts the air from across the field. You rise from the bleachers, heart in your throat as you realize your child has been injured. More than 3.5 million children ages 15 and younger are treated for sports-related injuries each year in the United States.... more »

Tuesday, April 24, 9:42am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Bullying is not new in public and private schools. Arriving students have always suffered a temporary pariah status upon entering a different school. Big kids have long insulted, abused and in other ways lord it over the smallest students. The clique that runs... more »

Tuesday, April 17, 12:16pm Your Health

Leukemia and lymphoma are most common childhood cancers By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Two similar and common types of childhood cancer that affect entire systems of the body are leukemia and lymphoma. Leukemia is cancer that affects bone marrow, which is the spongy center of the bones... more »

Tuesday, April 10, 8:52am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly According to the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Sports Medicine and Fitness, between 1982 and 2001, 50 percent of the catastrophic injuries to female athletes were in cheerleading. The increasingly competitive nature of the sport has lead to ever more... more »

Tuesday, April 3, 8:34am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly It's officially springtime - the weather is getting warmer, birds are singing, flowers are blooming. And if your child has springtime allergies, her nose is more than likely beginning to run.   Allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, is common in infants and... more »

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