Category Archives: Surgery

The Importance of Speech Surgery and Therapy After Cleft Palate Repair

Some children with a cleft palate may require an additional surgery directed at improving their speech. Most children have their primary palate repair at around 1 year of age. Following … Full Entry »

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Finding the Best Pediatric Heart Surgeon: Helpful Tips for Parents

While it’s something no parent should have to deal with, every year thousands of families learn that their child has a congenital heart defect. With new technologies, heart defects are … Full Entry »

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Endometriosis Affects 1 in 10 Women: How We Diagnose and Treat This Condition

Chances are you know someone suffering from endometriosis. This prevalent, painful condition affects 1 out of every 10 women during their menstruation years. Your odds are twice as high (1 … Full Entry »

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Teamwork Helps Kids With Cleft Lip and Palate Develop Normally

At Texas Children’s Hospital, we treat a number of children with cleft lip and cleft palate. The treatment for patients who have cleft lip begins almost immediately at birth and … Full Entry »

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Why Medicaid Matters To Kids

I had always heard about Medicaid — heard the media portray it as a handout, as healthcare available to those who can’t or won’t help themselves. I never thought it … Full Entry »

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