Running and Safety

Expert: Dr. Jorge Gomez,  sports medicine physician at Texas Children’s Hospital  West Campus Q: How should I help my child prepare for increased physical activity? The most important step is to establish a pattern of regular, daily physical activity. Parents should strive for having their children...

Baby Stool 101

Expert: Dr. Stan Spinner, Texas Children’s Pediatrics and Texas Children’s Urgent Care Chief Medical Officer. Children do not come with how-to handbooks, but from day one, they depend on their parents to understand what they need. With each passing day, parents get better at knowing which cry means...

Stuttering 101

Expert:  Danielle Devore, speech language pathologist at Texas Children’s Hospital. Q: What is stuttering? Stuttering is a communication disorder involving disruptions in the production of speech sounds, also called “disfluencies,” in a person’s speech. If you listen to the speech of those around...

Heart Murmur

Expert: Dr. William Kyle, pediatric cardiologist at Texas Children’s West Campus. Have you ever put your finger over the end of a water hose while the water was turned on? When you do that, you see the water spray and hear a “shhhhh”  noise that wasn’t there before. The sound is the sound of the...

Microcephaly 101

Expert: Dr. Gary Clark is the Chief of Neurology at Texas Children’s Hospital. Q: What is microcephaly? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), microcephaly is a birth defect where a baby’s head is smaller than expected when compared to babies of the same sex and age. Babies...

September 2016 – Out & About in the Heart Memorial

Camp Longhorn buddies Sarah Kate James, Allie Guerino, Kennedy Dupree, Claire Gammill, Caroline Burke and  Dylan Milam met before camp to get their nails painted and hair...

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