Tag Archives: Sam Bleiweis

Kids and Concussions

Concussions have caused worry in parents of children who are athletes. In this WIS-TV news story, hear from a 15-year-old girl who suffered a bad concussion and listen to what Dr. Lauren Matthews, pediatrician at Lexington Pediatric Practice, wants parents to know about concussion prevention and treatment.


Concussion symptoms can vary. And they can develop over several days. Symptoms include:
-light sensitivity
-feeling like you’re in “a fog”
-poor attention
-difficulty sleeping
-blurry vision

Super Lice

South Carolina is one of several states across the country with “super lice,” a nit that’s resistant to traditional over the counter remedies. WIS-TV reporter Sam Bleiweis interviewed Dr. Jeremy Crisp of Lexington Family Practice Northeast, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice about the pesky bugs – and what parents need to know about nixing the nits.