MDs Strengthen Advice Against Codeine For Kids' Coughs, PainThe American Academy of Pediatrics has strengthened its warnings about prescribing codeine for children because of reports of deaths and risks for dangerous side effects including breathing problems.
North Texas Pediatricians On Look Out For Rare Respiratory VirusNorth Texas doctors say it’s just a matter of time before a virus sweeping the Midwest makes it way here. The rare respiratory virus is called “enterovirus 68” and it mimics a summer cold.
Whooping Cough Continues Spreading Across North TexasA whooping cough epidemic continues to spread across North Texas. New cases have been reported in Parker and Wise counties.
More Texas Children Getting Sick With Whooping CoughAt the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.
George HW Bush Could Soon Leave Houston HospitalFormer President George H.W. Bush could be discharged from a Houston hospital within days after nearly two months of treatment for illness that began as a bronchitis-related cough.
2012 Was Worst Year For Whooping Cough Since 1955 The nation just suffered its worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades, according to preliminary government figures.
Former President George H.W. Bush Remains In Houston HospitalFormer President George H.W. Bush remains hospitalized in Houston recovering from an illness that began with a bronchitis-related cough.
Whooping Cough Reported At Elementary SchoolA school principal in Plano is sending warning letters to parents, alerting them that someone at the school has whooping cough. The infected person is at High Tower Elementary, but the letter isn’t specific if the individual is a student or a staff member.
Whooping Cough Makes Fatal Resurgence In TexasWhooping cough is making a deadly resurgence in Texas. In all of 2011, there were 961 reported cases statewide. Through April of this year, though, there have been 424 cases, including one that resulted in the death of a Dallas child.
Texas Among States With Increased Cases Of Whooping CoughWhooping cough seems to be making a comeback in several states, including Texas.
Panel: All Adults Should Get Whooping Cough ShotsA federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough.
Irving Doctor Explains This Year's Fall AllergiesThis could be one of the worst years ever for fall allergies. Learn about what allergens will be in the air, and how you can survive the season.