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Posted Tue, Jun 30, 2020
Throughout the hallways of this hospital, the most resilient of children are fighting battles one can only begin to imagine. They are my heroes, their strength unparalleled. As a Certified Child Life Specialist in the Emergency Center (EC), I of...
Posted Sun, Jun 21, 2020
A medida que las normas de distanciamiento físico se alivian en Texas y los niños regresen a las guarderías, escuelas, y campamentos de verano, los niños tendrán mayor riesgo de contraer enfermedades que se combaten con vacunas.
Posted Thu, Jun 04, 2020
As a parent, it can be difficult to know what to do when your child is sick or injured, especially in the hours when your pediatrician’s office is closed. Should you look for medical care right now or is it something that can wait a few days? Ca...
Posted Tue, May 26, 2020
Unless you were already home schooling your children, arguably one of the most challenging things we have been asked to do during the COVID-19 pandemic is keep our children home and help in teaching them
Posted Tue, May 19, 2020
Needless to say these have been trying times for everyone. With the incidence of mental illness increasing in adolescents prior to the pandemic, it is vital that we listen and support our kids now more than ever. Athletes are no exception! Sport...
Posted Tue, May 12, 2020
During summer months, it’s hard to conceive that baseball games may not be played. Everyone is missing those days outside at a ball fields watching their child play.
Posted Fri, Apr 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about new challenges for all families and youth, such as changes in routine, limited contact with friends, or simply being bored from staying home.
Posted Wed, Apr 22, 2020
During the current COVID-19 crisis, parents are looking for ways to keep their children safe. Basic good health habits may help.
Posted Sat, Apr 18, 2020
At Texas Children's Hospital, we are committed to our community and strive to connect families with information to help keep children healthy and safe.
Posted Thu, Apr 16, 2020
The next two months may not go the way you expected them to or the way you have dreamed of since you started school years ago.
Posted Wed, Apr 15, 2020
Are you a caregiver to an adolescent experiencing a range of moods in the midst of COVID-19? If so, you are not alone.
Posted Tue, Apr 14, 2020
As we all continue in a new world of working from home and home schooling for the foreseeable future, there are many people struggling to balance all of these competing responsibilities. Recently, we’ve noticed an uptick in parents seeking advic...
Posted Fri, Apr 10, 2020
Many in our community and across the nation are currently contending with school closures, lost income, limited access to grocery stores due to self-distancing measures and/or illness, and reduced supply of foods that fall within budget or dieta...
Posted Wed, Mar 25, 2020
Due to the growing concerns around coronavirus disease (COVID-19), many Houston area schools are temporarily closed. While you are at home with your family, you may be wondering how to keep your children occupied. The good news is, there are ple...
Posted Mon, Jan 27, 2020
We live in a high-tech world these days. This is obvious when pregnant women ask if they need to buy a pump when they breastfeed their baby. I usually respond with: your baby is the best pump you will have! He/she will stimulate your body to pro...
Posted Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Many children are easy to potty train and some even train themselves. Some wake up one day and start using the potty and never look back. However, for those parents who are having a more difficult time potty training their child and have not fou...
Posted Sat, Dec 21, 2019
Thanksgiving week is here with lots of food and family time but also with the prospect of shopping for toys during Black Friday sales. Truth is, it's really time to get ready for the holidays and maybe crossing off some items off your holiday sh...
Posted Wed, Dec 18, 2019
The holidays can be a difficult time for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one but can be especially hard for children. Children typically look forward to the holiday season all year, but after experiencing the death of a loved one, holiday ga...
Posted Wed, Dec 11, 2019
The Woodlands Campus’ therapy dog, Cohen, recently turned two years old and the campus threw him a fabulous party.
Posted Fri, Nov 22, 2019
The holiday season is upon us, which means you will likely be traveling with your children. Doing just about anything with young children and babies can make simple tasks much more challenging, especially while traveling.
Posted Wed, Nov 13, 2019
While nearly half of adults snore, loud snoring is not common in children and can be concerning, especially when snoring gets in the way of a good night sleep.
Posted Thu, Oct 31, 2019
A ringing bell is music to our ears at Texas Children’s Hospital. It means one of our patients has reached the long-awaited end of their cancer treatment. “I would see other patients ringing the bell and wonder if I would ever get there, if it w...
Posted Wed, Oct 30, 2019
It’s almost Halloween and chances are you have seen teal pumpkins, teal buckets or teal smiley jack-o-lanterns at your local retail stores. You may have also even seen them at doorsteps or decorating the front yards of some of your neighbors. Wh...
Posted Fri, Oct 25, 2019
We’re truly living in remarkable times. Our world has changed dramatically in the past 100 years, and advancements in medicine and technology have not only exceeded our expectations, but also shifted our culture.
Posted Fri, Sep 27, 2019
Adolescent macromastia is the continuous overgrowth of breast tissue that begins and continues throughout puberty. Although there are several theories as to what causes this condition, there is insufficient data to identify a singular cause.
Posted Tue, Sep 24, 2019
When infants are born with an irregular ear shape, they are said to have congenital auricular deformity. This can range from auricular malformation (no missing tissue, just an abnormally shaped ear) to microtia (external ears are not fully devel...
Posted Wed, Sep 18, 2019
You may have seen several news reports of very severe lung disease and deaths from use of e-cigarettes. We know almost all of the ingredients in e-cigarettes can harm the lungs. The flavoring chemicals can cause coughing, wheezing and sometimes...
Posted Mon, Sep 09, 2019
If your child is undergoing a surgical procedure, there can be a lot of stress and uncertainty surrounding the process. Your level of worry may even increase if your child then develops a fever after the surgical procedure. Although there are ma...
Posted Mon, Aug 26, 2019
If you aren’t familiar with the thyroid – the butterfly-shaped endocrine gland in the middle of your neck, located in front of your windpipe (trachea) – let’s get up to speed.
Posted Fri, Aug 16, 2019
Since the age of 8, Danielle Press has loved the sport of gymnastics. Training multiple days a week for years, the gym became her home away from home. Through hard work and dedication, Danielle ascended to the rank of level 10 gymnast
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