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When is it too early to talk about alcohol with your children?

With graduation season in full swing and summer approaching fast, everyone is in a celebratory mood. As you prepare to celebrate your teen’s achievements with them, here are some reminders … Full Entry »

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Premature bone loss and eating disorders

Eating disorders are serious and treatable illnesses with medical and psychiatric aspects. The most recent (2013) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DMS-5) recognizes all the eating disorders with … Full Entry »

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Enamel erosion and dental caries: To ask or not to ask about an eating disorder?

I was at my orthodontist not too long ago for a root canal. For those of you who know what this is like, the last thing you can or want … Full Entry »

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Ready for college?

You’re nervous, yet excited. You have your checklist ready. Don’t forget the alarm clock, the school supplies, posters, mini refrigerator, mini sewing kit and of course the umbrella. We would … Full Entry »

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Q&A: Transitioning to adult based care

A priority at Texas Children’s Hospital is health care transition – the planned process of moving a pediatric patient into the adult health care system so their health and ability … Full Entry »

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