Monthly Archives: March 2011

Omega-3 (Fish Oil) Helps Babies Who Have Liver Disease And Intestinal Disorders

Update: Monday, June 10, 2013 Dr. Nancy Snyderman recently visited us from NBC’s Rock Center to learn more about Omegaven, the experimental drug we’re using to treat babies suffering from … Full Entry »

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How Do Childhood Heart Patients Transition Into Adult Care?

A couple weeks ago, we had our first Teen Transition Night in the Texas Children’s Heart Center. The turn-out was great! We were amazed at how many teens and parents … Full Entry »

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Childhood Cancer Patients’ Artwork Made Into Short Animated Film

The Aurora Picture Show, a non-profit micro-cinema, recently visited young patients in our Cancer Center to create some great films out of kids’ artwork, including this one:   Over a … Full Entry »

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New Car Seat Safety Recommendations

If you are the parent of a young toddler, you may have heard that the American Academy of Pediatrics updated their car seat safety recommendations yesterday. Here are some key … Full Entry »

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Is Anesthesia Safe For Children?

As the Chief of Anesthesiology at Texas Children’s Hospital, I am well aware of the raised public awareness about the possible effects of anesthesia on childhood neurological development. I believe … Full Entry »

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