In light of recent cases of Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Williamson County, Time Warner Cable Austin and Dr. Alison Ziari, Pediatrician at ARC Wilson Parke, discuss Whooping Cough, what it is, and how it can be prevented. Watch the video for full details.Video Source: TWC News Austin, http://www.twcnews.com/tx/austin/news/2016/05/11/-whooping-coughing--what-is-it--and-how-can-it-be-prevented--.html
Dr. Kimberly Avila Edwards and Good Day Austin talk Whooping Cough (Pertussis) cases in Travis and Williamson Counties as well as prevention.
A rise in whooping cough cases has led public health researchers to investigate whether the vaccine is still as effective as it once was. In an interview with the Austin American Statesman, ARC Pediatrician, Dr. Mai Duong provided insight on what this means and why the vaccine is still your best protection.
“We’re lucky to have ample vaccines to protect against serious diseases,” says Jay R. Zdunek, DO, MBA, Chief Medical Officer for Austin Regional Clinic. In a recent Letter to the Editor in the Austin American-Statesman, Dr. Zdunek speaks out about the “anti-vaccine” bills filed in the Texas Legislative session currently in progress, citing the need for vaccines to help combat diseases like measles and whooping cough that were nearly eradicated a decade ago.
More than 1,000: Children sent to U.S. hospital emergency rooms every day in 2015 because of injuries caused by bicycling, skateboarding, skating or scootering.
Dr. Alison Chantal Caviness, Pediatrician, has joined the team at ARC Wilson Parke. Welcome Dr. Caviness!
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