Closer Look Wrap Up 10/23/13
Halloween is just a little more than a week away, and a growing trend of sexualized costumes is concerning to many parents. We talked with psychologist Dr. Wendy Rice who explained there are unfortunately many costumes available for children that are sexy. She said parents need to go shopping with their child and to enforce boundaries when it comes to what is appropriate.
Medical Center Hospital broke ground on a new clinic in West Odessa. This clinic will help serve the growing population in West Odessa. John O'Hearn the Executive Director of Planned and Development at Medical Center Health Systems said this clinic will offer a variety of services and cost of services will be based on a sliding scale. The new clinic is set to open Summer 2014.
Pet Jerky Treat Products has been linked to over 500 deaths of dogs and over 3,600 illnesses in dogs since 2007. We talked with an expert on some tips for keeping you pet safe. We talked with the Trevor Page President of Whisker Docs who said to be on the lookout for vomiting and lethargy in your pet and take them to the vet as soon as possible. He says to be on the safe side he would stay away from any type of jerky treats until the problem is found. You can visit the site http://whiskerdocs.com/category/news/ to learn more.