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Why do we need protein and where should we get it from?

Protein is one of the three macronutrients our bodies require in order to function. Proteins are the building blocks of our tissues, muscles, hair, enzymes, antibodies, etc. Protein is very … Full Entry »

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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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