Top 5 pediatric health blogs from 2015


Happy New Year! To mark the end of the year, we’re sharing our five most popular blog posts from 2015. We’re always proud to share new information from our experts, inspiring patient stories and the good work that’s being done around the hospital. We thank you for your support and can’t wait to see what blogs 2016 brings!

Should I Take My Child To The Emergency Center Or Urgent Care?: Dr. Stan Spinner, Texas Children’s Pediatrics and Texas Children’s Urgent Care Chief Medical Office, discusses where it’s best to take your child on weekends or afterhours.

Drew’s Battle with Cancer: A Mother’s Perspective: During childhood cancer awareness month, Drew, a Texas Children’s Cancer Center patient, and her family shared how Drew’s diagnosis with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) impacted them.

Our Son’s Story: Born With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Jenny’s son, Aiden, was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). When they learned about his diagnoses they started researching Fetal Center’s and found Texas Children’s.

Down Syndrome: Our Family’s Unexpected Journey: Dr. Kay Leaming-Van Zandt shares her family’s experiences after their son Joseph’s diagnosis of Down syndrome.

Craniosyno-what?: At Matthew’s 2-month doctor visit their pediatrician discovered she couldn’t feel Matthew’s soft spot. Soon after, he was referred to a pediatric neurosurgeon at Texas Children’s.

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About Megan Horton, editor-in-chief

I'm the blog content manager for the Texas Children's blog. I have a background in public relations and social media marketing. I was a patient at Texas Children's for most of my life, had a heart transplant at Texas Children's when I was 14 and now I work here! Comments or questions? Email
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