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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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The rankings evolution – from reputation to quality

U.S. News & World Report first began including pediatric rankings as part of their Best Hospitals list in 1990. At this time, and for more than 15 years, the pediatric … Full Entry »

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How fruit flies and modern genomic technology helped to find a diagnosis for my daughter

My daughter, Bristol, is a cute and vivacious 5-year-old girl with sparkling brown eyes and bouncy curls who lights up a room. The first time we met Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao, … Full Entry »

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Looking in the mirror – How can we improve our reflection?

It’s one of the worst fears for any parent, your child is diagnosed with a complex or life-threatening illness. How do you decide where to go for the comprehensive care … Full Entry »

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