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May 22, 2012 | 1126

Ovarian cysts are very common in girls, and there are many times throughout a young woman's life when cysts may occur. The good news is that many of these cysts are small and self-limiting. Nonetheless, having an ovarian cyst may be a source of anxiety as they can cause pain or other hormonal disruptions.

May 21, 2012 | 1126

Excessive drooling (sialorrhea) has been associated with a 10%-37% of children with developmental disabilities. Among children with cerebral palsy who attend special schools, the incidence is 58%. In a survey of parents of 1,437 children with cerebral palsy, approximately 50% reported that drooling is an issue for their child both physically and psychologically. 16% even stated that excessive drooling requires daily changes of clothing.

Many of the complications related to sialorrhea can generate health problems such as:

May 17, 2012 | Matthew Murphy, Father of Patient

Shawn & Matthew Finishing Houston Triathlon (2011)

My journey towards competing in the Ironman Texas Triathlon started in June of 2009 when my wife, Rachel, and I were blessed with the birth of our son, Shawn. We knew that he was going to be born with only one kidney and had time before his birth to prepare for such a medical condition.

May 16, 2012 | 1126

The time of your daughter’s first period can be a time of excitement and anxiety. The average age of the first period is 12 ½ years. Before periods occur, there are other signs of puberty to indicate that a young girl’s body is changing. Usually breast development happens 2 years before the first period. Other signs include under arm hair, pubic hair and body odor presence.

May 15, 2012 | Nancy Hurst, Director of Women's Support Services

(TIME Magazine / May 21, 2012)

Blog post co-written by Dr. Steven Abrams, Neonatologist.

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