Olathe Health Blog

Tag: Pediatric Care

  1. Stressed student

    Stress Relief for Students

    For kids heading back to school, it can be an exciting time, and also a little scary. With so many unknowns, children can experience added stress. We’re here to help!

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  2. Maggie Syfrid

    Quick Action at Louisburg Clinic Saves Choking Baby

    It’s every parent’s nightmare: you look over, and suddenly your baby isn’t breathing. It happened to Erin Syfrid. Thankfully, she was right next to an Olathe Health clinic.

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  3. Measles Infographic

    What You Need to Know About the Measles Outbreak

    The U.S. is experiencing the greatest number of reported cases of measles since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pediatrician Elizabeth Musil, MD, explains how you can protect your child from measles.

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  4. Baby holding sippy cup

    Switching from Breast Milk or Formula to Whole Milk

    We had a great question last week on how to transition from breast milk to whole milk. Whether you’re using breast or formula, we recommend introducing whole milk around 12 months of age.

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  5. Children running to school

    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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  6. Little girl at the beach

    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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  7. Boy sleeping with dog

    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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  8. Happy baby girl and mom

    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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  9. Smiling Baby Girl

    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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  10. Pediatric Therapist with a child

    Pediatric Therapy Program Based on Trust and Plenty of Fun

    Addison Bird is a typical seven year old who enjoys playing sports, cheerleading and chasing her sister around the house. It was during one of these rounds of horseplay in August 2015 when Addison broke her foot for the first time.

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