Hooked - (Stacia Naquin)
Updated: 10/11/2013 - I'm SO CLOSE to being able to do a pull-up. So my trainer introduced something new into my training.
Dr. Michael W. Halenkamp with the Pediatric Division of Colorado Springs Health Partners reports seeing several cases of Herpangina in kids. It stems from the herpes family.
Symptoms include an outbreak of cold sores in the back of the throat. Sometimes the gums get inflamed as well. And kids will likely have a very sore throat. That can lead to a high risk of dehydration, because kids don't want to drink anything. Cold drinks and a bland diet can help.
The outbreak usually lasts several days to a week. Herpangina is very contagious and is considered a common childhood illness.
Also this week, Dr. Tom Bartlett with Mountain View Medical Group is seeing a resurgeance of gastroenteritis in adults.
Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated and take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for abdominal pain.
Gastroenterities can last about 24 to 48 hours.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Posted: 08/06/2013 - Even if you don't plan to workout on your vacation, you may be surprised at the calories you're burning without even trying!
Updated: 06/18/2013 - We did a quick helicopter tour of the Black Forest burn area. Someone asked why the video looks shaky.
Updated: 05/20/2013 - Two weekends left to catch one great show!
Updated: 05/14/2013 - I'm still focused on meeting my goal of doing a pull-up. And I'm almost there! But I'm always getting this question: