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How much caffeine is too much?

Caffeinated beverages and foods, such as gourmet coffee drinks, sodas, iced teas, energy drinks, ice cream and candy are readily available to children and teens. However, as parents are purchasing … Full Entry »

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Fidget spinner craze: Help or hindrance?

Over the last few months, fidget spinners have become all the rage among children and adults in the United States. Fidget spinners are hand-held devices containing ball bearings that can … Full Entry »

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How pediatric hospitals earn a U.S. News & World Report badge

Year-after-year we’ve proven ourselves to be one of the best children’s hospitals in the country as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. We have earned a top place on … Full Entry »

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How pediatric hospitals earn national rankings

Texas Children’s Hospital does not have bumper stickers. If we did, we’d share one similar to the “proud parents of an honor roll student,” except ours would say “proud to … Full Entry »

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7 reasons why we need to raise the age for sale of tobacco products

1. Tobacco causes disease and death. The rapidly developing brains of youth are highly susceptible to nicotine addiction. Ninety percent of adults who use tobacco started as teenagers.

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