National Infant Immunization Week – How Stories Changed My Life

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National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is a week dedicated to highlighting the importance of infant immunizations. In honor of NIIW, I thought I’d share why infant immunizations are important to me as a parent and as a public health professional.

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BP MS 150: Cycling For A Cause

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Every April, cyclists from around the country converge in Houston to take part in the BP MS 150 bike ride organized by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Over the course of two days, these cyclists ride approximately 165 miles from Houston to Austin to spread awareness about multiple sclerosis (MS) and raise money for research and programs to support those living with this disease.

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By The Numbers: Texas Children’s Department of Surgery

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The Department of Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital has a great story to tell. Or at least, we think so! Full Entry »

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Sports Eye Safety Month: Protecting Your Athlete’s Eyes

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Spring has arrived with another new season of sports, activities and physical fun. April is Sports Eye Safety month and the perfect time to spread awareness about how important regularly protecting and monitoring your child’s vision is. Good vision is crucial to a child’s success in school and activities, and can have a major impact on their confidence. Full Entry »

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Why the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship For Physician Assistants At Texas Children’s Was The Perfect Choice

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The Pediatric Surgery Fellowship for Physician Assistants at Texas Children’s Hospital provides a unique opportunity at the country’s largest pediatric hospital. The program is a 12 month clinical training program designed for physician assistants, to experience an array of pediatric subspecialties including neurosurgery, general surgery, orthopedics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, otolaryngology, urology, congenital heart and trauma. The program also offers many opportunities for research and community service projects.

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