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Pulmonary hypertension: Kayleigh’s story

Kayleigh was a healthy child, other than being diagnosed with a heart murmur at birth. She played soccer, was a camo belt in Tae Kwon Do, she took dance, gymnastic, … Full Entry »

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So what exactly is eczema?

Your pediatrician has diagnosed an itchy rash on your child as eczema. This is usually a chronic issue, meaning it will last longer than a few days and may flare … Full Entry »

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Becoming a teen volunteer

During the summer of 2016, I decided I wanted to apply to become a teen volunteer at Texas Children’s Hospital. About five years ago, my sister volunteered as a teen … Full Entry »

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How much is too much physical activities for kids?

In the last 30 years, obesity has doubled in children and nearly quadrupled in adolescents, with the U.S. having the highest rate in the world. Physical activity is essential for … Full Entry »

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Texas Children’s saved my sight

I was born two months premature in 1959. When I was born, I was diagnosed with retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). ROP is a disease that can occur in premature babies, … Full Entry »

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