Vitamin D Guidelines For Infants And Children

On November 30, 2010, the U.S. and Canada released new guidelines for calcium and vitamin D intake. The vitamin D guidelines have long been awaited as there is tremendous interest in health effects of vitamin D. I have been privileged Full Entry »

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Choosing Safe Toys For Children

Choosing Safe Holiday ToysEven though shops began advertising Christmas before Halloween this year, it’s really time to get ready for the holidays now. I am well aware of the parental desire to buy gifts that will inspire envy across the neighborhood… Full Entry »

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Are You Structured When It Comes To Feeding Your Kids?

I’m always amazed at the structured discipline that parents hold themselves to when getting their kids ready for bed. Almost on the clock: bath, story, bed. And for good reason. Any parent worth their salt knows that successful sleep patterns Full Entry »

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Building A Vision For The Future

More than 50 years ago, Texas Children’s Hospital was founded with a singular vision — to build a community of healthy children through the finest pediatric patient care, education, and research. Over the past few years, Texas Children’s has focused Full Entry »

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