Q: I think my child has the flu. Should we go to the Emergency Room?

A: You should first contact your pediatrician, but if your child has an extremely high fever -- more than 104 degrees -- or is acting unusual, for example very sleepy or irritable, you should...

Doernbecher sees increase in injuries from teen texting and driving

Teen texting is a popular way to communicate in 2013 – more than 75 percent of teens text in some manner. Unfortunately, texting can lead to a number of health issues, including sleep disturbances,...

Consent form improves emergency care for kids

It’s hard for parents to imagine their child needing emergency medical services when they’re not around — but there are many times when this happens, especially on weekdays when parents are...