Monthly Archives: February 2012

An Incredible First: Helping Children With Spina Bifida In-Utero

Last Saturday, Charlotte, a beautiful baby gift was born in Houston, making her parents very proud. Her debut was a heartwarming and much-anticipated one for everyone at Texas Children’s Hospital. … Full Entry »

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Sugary Soda Can Increase “Risky” Fat Deposits

Most of us have heard that frequently drinking soda is not good for us. Why is that? The usual concerns are weight gain and dental caries. However, a new Danish … Full Entry »

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Is Infant Formula Safe From Arsenic?

Many of you may have read in the media about a recent study in which contamination with arsenic was found in some samples of infant formulas as well as other … Full Entry »

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Iron Deficiency In Infants And Children: It’s Not Just About Anemia

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in children. In the United States, up to 9% of toddlers between 1 and 3 years of age, and 11% of adolescent … Full Entry »

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RSV Infection: What Texas Parents Need To Know This RSV Season

Last month, over 30% of Texan babies needing medical care for respiratory issues tested positive for a common seasonal virus, respiratory syncytial virus or RSV. As Dr. Matthew Wigder explained … Full Entry »

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