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2019
August
06,
2019
| 06:26 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Emergency Department has seen eight snake bites this year and 35 in 2018. As a physician assistant in the ED, Phillip Ray has treated some of those cases, but he never imagined he would one day be on the other end of antivenom. For...
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April
11,
2019
| 05:03 PM America/Chicago
Rattlesnakes, cottonmouths and copperheads account for 99 percent of the venomous snakebites in the United States. All three of those snakes can be found in Texas. Last year, 35 children were treated for snake bites at Cook Children's, up from 21 ...
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2016
June
01,
2016
| 09:57 PM America/Chicago
Three in one month, that's how many patients Cook Children's were treated for snake bites this May. The latest happened over Memorial Day weekend to an Arlington, Texas teenager. Conner Norman was camping with his family at Lloyd Park on Joe Pool ...
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May
26,
2016
| 03:42 PM America/Chicago
Already in the month of May, two children have been cared for at Cook Children's after getting bit by a snake. As summer approaches, more kids will be outside and parents should take the opportunity to teach their kids about snakes and what precautio...
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