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Tuesday, June 27, 1:29pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Bedwetting is more common than most people think. In the United States, about 5 million children over the age of six wet their beds at night. Though it can be frustrating for parents and children alike, enuresis (bedwetting) is not a disease but a common... more »

Tuesday, June 20, 2:59pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Sunburn is the skin’s reaction to ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure. UV rays can cause invisible damage to the skin, which can lead to premature aging of the skin, as well as to skin cancer. Most of the damage that the sun causes to our skin happens when... more »

Tuesday, June 13, 11:05am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Nothing is more important to success than learning to read. Those who can’t read have fewer advantages than those that can. Reading is just as important for babies as it is for adults. Early exposure to reading increases the chances of success in school,... more »

Tuesday, June 6, 9:40am Your Health

By Gerald Cleveland, M.A. If it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. Together they are a one-two punch that can send even the most dedicated fitness buff in Southeast Texas running for cover. However, your exercise plans don’t have to go down for the count just because of the... more »

Tuesday, May 30, 2:01pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Fifth disease is a common viral infection that normally appears in school-age children in late winter and early spring. It is caused by parvovirus B19, which is a human virus and not the same parvovirus that affects pets. Humans cannot pass parvovirus B19 to... more »

Tuesday, May 23, 12:04pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Many parents don’t realize that their child may not be getting enough sleep every night. Most people feel that eight hours a night is plenty of sleep for a school-aged child. However, children aged 5 to 12 years need about nine to 12 hours of sleep every... more »

Tuesday, May 16, 2:03pm Your Health

By Steven R. Shelton Pandemic flu is an issue everybody is talking about these days, and with good reason. Reports of avian flu transmitting from bird-to-bird and bird-to-human have received international coverage. The H5N1 avian virus has spread through three continents faster than any infection... more »

Tuesday, May 9, 1:59pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Diaper rash is a common problem for infants. In fact, most babies get at least one diaper rash at some point; some get them frequently. Diaper rash is an inflamed area of skin that appears in the diaper region, around the buttocks, thighs and genitals. It is red... more »

Tuesday, May 2, 1:55pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Spring is here, and with it comes warm weather, more daylight — and bugs. Many insects have bites or stings that can cause problems, but the key to treating the problems is in understanding the difference between a bite and a sting. Venomous insects... more »

Tuesday, April 25, 4:31pm Your Health

By Dr. Karen Szauter When former NBC Today Show co-host Katy Couric lost her first husband to colorectal cancer in 1998, Americans mourned her loss. But when Couric used her sadness and celebrity status to spread awareness of the taboo subject throughout the United States and beyond, we realized... more »

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