Colin’s journey

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Many of us embark on some sort of journey in our lives. Some of those journeys are chosen, while others are thrust upon you without warning. Colin’s journey began before he was born. Full Entry »

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Recent data shows FluMist less effective than shot

As we settle in to the swing of summer vacations and family trips, the last thing on many parents’ minds is the flu. This week, though, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that health care providers not use live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), otherwise known as nasal spray or FluMist, this upcoming flu season. Full Entry »

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Pulmonology ranks #1 nationally by U.S. News & World Report

We are excited to announce that we rank as the best place for children to receive pulmonary care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in their 2016-17 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals. Full Entry »

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Headaches and migraines 101


June is headache and migraine awareness month. Both headaches and migraines can be scary for children and their parents. Unfortunately, they’re a common problem in children which is why it’s important to know when to treat them at home and when it’s time to seek care from a pediatric neurologist. Below is a list of common questions we receive about headaches and migraines. Full Entry »

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Saying goodbye to the 2016 Transplant Games of America

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Knowing the 2016 Transplant Games of America was coming to a close in Cleveland was a bittersweet occasion. Everyone who attended was sad to part ways and return home until 2018. The relationships built within Team Texas and then with the other teams is overwhelming and heartwarming.  Full Entry »

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