Monthly Archives: September 2012

Teens Change Lifestyles Through Texas Children’s Weight Management Program

In this video, 3 enthusiastic teens are depicted after going through a lifestyle change program at the Adolescent Clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital. Rachel, Ben and Sydnee struggled with their … Full Entry »

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Surgery Successfully Removes My 6-Day-Old Daughter’s Tumor (Sacrococcygeal Teratoma)

On March 24, 2011 my husband, Arturo, and I found out that we were finally going to become parents! I was in such shock — I couldn’t believe it was … Full Entry »

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Birth Control Pills: 10 Ways They Help Young Women

Many women of reproductive age will take hormone pills, more commonly known as birth control pills, at some point during their lives. Many people may not realize that this medication … Full Entry »

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Heart Center Outcomes At Texas Children’s Hospital

Co-written by Dr. Daniel J. Penny, Chief of Cardiology; Dr. Emad B. Mossad, Director of Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesiology; Dr. Lara. S. Shekerdemian, Chief of Critical Care Texas Children’s Heart Center … Full Entry »

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Surviving C47: Our Family’s Journey With Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

My husband, Jered, and I are one of those couples that can’t wait to give each other gifts. Every birthday, Christmas or anniversary we end up exchanging presents days before … Full Entry »

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