Olathe Health Blog

Category: Expert Advice

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    The Facts About Flu Shots

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends everyone six months of age and older get a flu shot. Have questions? Pediatrician Elizabeth Musil, MD, answers the most common questions about the flu and flu vaccine.

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    Back-to-School: Easy as 1-2-3

    Transitioning into a school-year routine can be stressful for families. Dr. Amanda Sommerville, an Olathe Health pediatrician and internal medicine specialist, has some tips to help ease everyone back into fall.

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    Six Stress-Busting Tips for Teachers

    Back to school is exciting, but let's face it, it can also be stressful. Isaac Johnston, MD, a family medicine physician at Olathe Health Family Medicine - Blackfoot, has six stress-busting tips to get you through the school year.

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    What You Should Know About the New Colon Cancer Screening Recommendations

    The American Cancer Society recently recommended individuals at average risk for colorectal cancer get screened earlier. Ashok Attaluri, MD, a gastroenterologist with Olathe Health GI Specialists, explains the reason for the new recommendation and answers other commonly asked questions.

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    Summer Safety Tips

    Summer is almost here, which means lots of new fun. It’s a great time to refresh your memory on summer safety tips for kids as you spend the days outside, in the water and on vacation!

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    Fevers: How high is too high? How to treat your child's fever and when to see their pediatrician.

    A fever is any body temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Fevers are very common in children, are generally a sign of a healthy immune system trying to fight an infection and are very rarely dangerous for a child. In fact, only temperatures greater than 109 degrees F can cause damage to a person’s body.

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    Are Ear Tubes in Your Child's Future?

    David K. Hill, MD, is one of Olathe Medical Center’s Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology) doctors. See his answers to common questions parents have about ear tubes for their children.

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    Signs of Heart Attack in Women

    Women often experience different heart attack symptoms than men. According to the American Heart Association, women may have one or more of the following symptoms.

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    The Facts About Childhood Immunizations

    Erica Red Corn, MD, Pediatrician at Olathe Health Pediatrics - Olathe Medical Park discusses the importance of childhood immunizations.

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    Catch the Signs of Heart Attack Early

    Don’t wait to get help if you experience any of these heart attack warning signs.

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