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virus is also taking a toll on Midstate infants and children. 5 month
old Crews is sleeping peacefully, but that wasn't the case last week.
His parents rushed him to Vanderbilt after he ran a high fever and began
having trouble breathing. Doctors diagnosed him with Respiratory
Syncytial Virus or RSV. The virus is extremely common, with symptoms
similar to a common cold with one notable difference.
infection itself doesn't mean a child has to go to the emergency room or
be admitted to the hospital," says Vandy Children's Hospital Dr. John
Williams. "The reason children are admitted with severe RSV infection is
if they're not breathing well enough and getting enough oxygen in their
blood or if they're not able to breast feed or take a bottle."
say most children will get RSV by the time they're 2 years old. The
majority will fight the virus just fine, but the very young and those
with weakened immune systems are at great risk and may require
Thursday, December 20 2012, 12:04 AM CST
Re-opening of welcome center on I-24 delayed
May 22, 2013 13:07 GMT
OAK GROVE, Ky. (AP) -- An interstate welcome center in southern Kentucky near the Tennessee line won't reopen Wednesday for the Memorial Day holiday as planned.
The welcome center is for westbound Interstate 24 travelers and is near Oak Grove in Christian County and Fort Campbell.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says storms in the area delayed paving work on the welcome center's approaches. A statement on Wednesday said it was unclear when the facility would reopen.
The rest area is at mile point 93.
Asia stocks rise as Fed official backs easy policy
BANGKOK (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mostly higher today after investor confidence was boosted by a Federal Reserve official's comments that the U.S. central bank should stick with its super-easy monetary policy.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: TEENS MOVING TO TWITTER TO DODGE PARENTS, OTHER BORES
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If you're one of those parents who are on Facebook in part to keep an eye on what your kids are up to -- here's a news flash: your kids are on to you and have moved to Twitter.
DOG BEACH WEAR
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From bikinis to Hawaiian shirts -- it's time to gear up for the beach.