Animal bites are very common among kids who come to CHOP. Some animal bites may seem harmless at first but not for this 18-year-old. The bite from her cat sent her right to CHOP because of the infection.
CHOP Dr. Rakesh Mistry was quoted in the ABC article saying that the bacteria in the animal's mouth, when inserted deep beneath the skin by those sharp teeth, has a much easier time staying there and causing problems.
What to do with Halloween Candy
Now that Halloween is over, all that extra candy is sitting around just waiting to be eaten! CHOP’s nutrition specialist Dr. Elizabeth Prout Parks was featured in the L.A Times giving a few tips on how to get rid of all that excess candy.
One of her key tips is to dole the candy out in limited quantities over the course of several days or weeks.
Read the full L.A Times article here