Category Archives: Surgery

Taking medications: A way to honor the donor family

This post was co-authored by Andrea Barton, clinical pharmacy specialist, and Shelly Kim, clinical pharmacy specialist. Texas Children’s Hospital provides a second chance at life for hundreds of children through organ transplantation. The … Full Entry »

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Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Stockton’s story

It’s amazing to think that one moment can change your life. That one moment can guide you down so many pathways; sometimes losing you and sometimes finding yourself. For me, … Full Entry »

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Liver Tumor Program: Victoria’s story

This is Victoria. She doesn’t know it yet, but in a few months she will be diagnosed with hepatoblastoma, a rare malignant liver cancer that affects, on average, 1 in … Full Entry »

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74 days in the hospital

On October 13, 2015, my life was unexpectedly changed forever. While watching airplanes at the airport with a friend I was run over by an F450 pickup truck. I was … Full Entry »

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Teaching your child to be heart-healthy

Like clicking a seatbelt, teaching our kids heart-healthy behaviors is one of the most important ways we can protect them. Fundamental lifestyle lessons, learned early, provide a lifetime of benefit.

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