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May 10, 2012 | 1126

I am a part of a generation of parents who have rarely, and in most cases never, encountered a vaccine-preventable disease. Polio, mumps, rubella and Hib meningitis are all relics of the past. And what is out of sight is often out of mind.

After all, how can a generation who has never experienced a national epidemic of polio or seen thousands of children born with congenital rubella syndrome understand how devastating such diseases are? And if we can’t understand how devastating they are then how can we appreciate the value of the vaccines that prevent them?

May 09, 2012 | 1126

Growing up in a family of nurses, taking care of and helping others was something I learned from a young age. My mom was a labor and delivery nurse and my aunt was a neonatal nurse, so I have been around NICU nursing since I was a child. I started out 12 years ago working in healthcare and over the past 6 years I’ve transitioned into a nursing role in the NICU.

I recall wondering how I would ever remember all I need to know to work in this place.

May 08, 2012 | Roberta Anding

There are many iron-rich foods, but it’s especially important for vegetarians to make sure they are getting enough iron. Consumption of foods high in Vitamin C will also help iron absorption.

Meat:Nutritional Food

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Lam
  • Lean pork
  • Turkey
  • Veal
  • Seafood

Meat Substitutes:

May 07, 2012 | 1126

I have been asked this question myself numerous times, usually to follow a statement: “I did not realize Texas Children’s Hospital offered this subspecialty, but I am thankful to know about this service.”

A Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist is a subspecialist who undergoes further preparation after first completing training in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Specifically, a Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist cares for children, adolescents and young women with gynecologic concerns.

April 27, 2012 | Dorothy Rawson, Mother of Patients

This year, my family will walk in the March of Dime’s March for Babies for the first time to raise money for research that benefits premature babies. This cause is very near and dear to our hearts. We are walking to celebrate our son and daughter, Curtis and Isabella, who came into this world 3 months early and spent nearly 4 months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at .

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