Decoding that rash

Posted on July 19, 2017

Your little one’s skin is suddenly red and blotchy. You think it’s probably a rash, but where did it come from? Rashes, which are also called “dermatitis,” are common for both children and adults. They can have many causes and appear on the skin in a variety of ways. Treatment for a rash often depends … »

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A parent’s guide to asthma

Posted on April 3, 2017

Does your child have asthma? If so, he or she isn’t alone — more than 6.3 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with the condition. How much do you know about this common chronic condition? If your child has been diagnosed with asthma, you’re probably at least somewhat familiar with the condition. … »

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Bronchiolitis 101

Posted on January 26, 2017

Bronchiolitis is a common respiratory infection affecting infants and young children, but many parents have never heard of it Here’s what you should know. Bronchiolitis is an infection in the small airways of the lungs, called bronchioles. It is caused by a viral infection and occurs most often in children younger than age 2. It’s … »

A creative collaboration to fight cancer

Posted on December 17, 2015

Oncologists at Erlanger Health System are working to solve a riddle, and the answer is a matter of life and death. It’s estimated that only 5% of cancer cases in the U.S. are diagnosed in people between the ages of 15–39. So why does cancer remain the number one cause of death in adolescents and … »

Is it a Sore Throat – or Strep?

Posted on November 12, 2015

A sore throat is one of the most common reasons for seeing a doctor and is caused by a viral or bacterial infection of the cells that line the throat. Once the infection sets in, the body reacts with swelling, redness, and pain. Other symptoms may include general irritability, muscle pain, runny nose, headache, decreased … »

Erlanger opens new Urgent Care

Posted on July 1, 2013

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System now offers the same quality primary care our community has grown to trust at a more convenient facility with hours in the evenings and on weekends.