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February 15, 2019 | Simone Hopes, MSHS, PA-C
What to KNOW before you GO | Texas Children's Hospital

Doing just about anything with young children and babies can make simple tasks much more challenging, especially while traveling. However, traveling with little ones can be a great experience with a little bit of preparation. Here are some commonly asked questions to review:

What travel documents do I need?

It’s important for parents to keep proof of relationship to their child. The accepted documents include a...

February 13, 2019 | Samira Armin, MD, FAAP
Arming your kids in the fight against winter illness | Texas Children's Hospital

It’s that time of year again – our children are back in school after the holidays, the weather is constantly changing and infections are running rampant. While many of us cherish this time of year, sick children can definitely put a damper on day-to-day routines.

It’s important to remember during this time of year that the severity of an infection can be influenced by the strength of one’s ...

February 12, 2019 | Bryan N. Harrell, MSM, PA-C
Is it a concussion? | Texas Children's Hospital

When our young children and adolescents are at play or competing, regardless of the activity, safety should always be a top priority for observing parents, caretakers, coaches/trainers, etc. However, preventing an injury from occurring is no easy feat for most physical activities and contact sports such as football, soccer, lacrosse or ice hockey.

In this case, we can each play a part in keeping our athletes safe by (1) learning about the signs/symptoms associated with common...

February 08, 2019 | Judith R. Campbell, MD
Measles: Here's what you need to know | Texas Children's Hospital

It’s true – we’re (again) facing a resurgence of (rubeola) across the country this year.

Washington is confirming new cases of measles every day, while several other cases were reported and confirmed in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Oregon and Texas.

Yes, Texas. Health officials in Houston confirmed at least three new cases earlier this week –...

February 01, 2019 | Amy Lejeune, mother of patient
Paige's story | Texas Children's Hospital
Allen Kramer, Texas Children's Hospital

My name is Amy. I’m a wife, mother and bereaved parent. One of my two kiddos no longer calls this earth home. I lost a piece of my heart in October 2016 when my beautiful daughter, Paige, went to be with Jesus at the age of 16. She should’ve been enjoying high school, hanging out with her friends and getting ready to conquer the world, but she wasn’t. Life had other plans for my girl.

Paige spent nearly three years fighting cancer – three separate times....

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