Did you know today is World TB Day? Learn more about childhood tuberculosis: [ Ow.ly Link ]
National Nutrition Month is a great time to commit to making small changes towards living a healthy lifestyle:

Every bite counts with dairy - Texas Children's Blog

"Many times people think that healthy means bland, but in fact it's quite the opposite!"Kristi King, senior dietitian at Texas Children's Hospital, explains via Reader's Digest:

Guilty Pleasure Foods That Boost Your Health Numbers | Reader's Digest

"To Dr. Varghese, Kayleigh wasn’t the patient no one knew with what to do. She gave me the hope for which I had been so desperately searching."

Pulmonary hypertension: Kayleigh's story

"Our daughter, Reagan Leigh, was born in March 2007. The first few months of her life were relatively normal. Like all new parents, we were adjusting to sleep deprivation while learning to console a fussy, colicky baby, or so we thought at the time." Full story:

Reagan’s story - Texas Children's Blog

Did you know the Houston Texans Kids Triathlon presented by Texas Children's Hospital is expected to be the largest USATriathlon sanctioned kids triathlon in the world for the fourth year in a row?

Learn more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Join us in raising awareness for World Down Syndrome Day.

To learn more about Texas Children's Down Syndrome Clinic, visit: [ Ow.ly Link ]
The Pediatric Surgery Fellowship for Physician Assistants at Texas Children's Hospital provides a unique opportunity for PA’s to further their clinical training at the country’s largest pediatric hospital.

Today's blog introduces you to the class of 2018:

Introducing the Physician Assistant Pediatric Surgical Fellows, Class of 2018 - Texas Children's Blog

Calling all volunteers! From packet pick-up to race day, we have several available opportunities to volunteer for Texas Children's Family Fun Run. Here's how you can sign up for one or both upcoming events:

Texas Children's Family Fun Run - The Woodlands: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Texas Children's Family Fun Run - West Campus: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Volunteer application: Sign up today!

So what exactly is eczema? We're explaining:

Eczema 101 - Texas Children's Blog

Texas Children's Hospital and the Houston Texans are two teams with one goal – making Houston kids healthier and more active. Listen to Houston Texans Ambassador, J.J. Moses, as he teaches you all about Play 60. Learn more about our partnership with the Houston Texans: texaschildrens.org/texans
There's still time to register! Families with children of all abilities are invited to participate in two Family Fun Run events in 2017, hosted by Texas Children's Hospital and the Chevron Houston Marathon.

Sign up today: texaschildrens.org/funrun

Family Fun Run | Texas Children's Hospital

Want to add more whole grains into your family's diet? We're sharing tips:

Put your best fork forward and choose whole grains - Texas Children's Blog

"My favorite part about being a teen volunteer is getting to make a child’s day better just by doing little things. The satisfaction of making someone who is sick feel better is an indescribable feeling." Full story:

Becoming a teen volunteer - Texas Children's Blog

Podcast: Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine discuss the largest autism research study and how you can help shape the future of autism. To learn more and register, visit: SPARKforAutism.org/TexasChildrens

Stream Texas Children's SPARK Study 02-12-17 Free | KPRC AM 950

"The boys spent a total of 154 days in the Texas Children’s NICU."

Today on the blog, Zachary and Jackson's mother, Kendra, shares how her twin boys are today:

Hopeful, not optimistic - Texas Children's Blog

"Everyone put their heart and soul into saving his life. They needed to know how much it meant to us." Full story via CNN Health:
How much is too much? We're discussing the dangers of over-exercise:

How much is too much physical activity for kids? - Texas Children's Blog

A former Texas Children's patient shares how his journey has led him back the hospital that helped saved his sight:

Texas Children’s saved my sight - Texas Children's Blog

Patients and their families recently received a surprise visit from RSM US LLP employees who came to the hospital offering gifts, support and smiles. Thank you for brightening our patients' day!

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