Carlos Correa, Alex Bregman and Jake Marisnick of the Houston Astros visited with patients at Texas Children's Cancer Center with The Sunshine Kids Foundation! Watch full story via MLB:

Carlos Correa reconnects at Astros event
Learn more about Texas Children’s Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, an inpatient unit specializing in the care of children with seizures and epilepsy: [ Link ]
Are you excited for Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus' Family Fun Run? Families with children of all abilities are invited to participate on April 8, 2017. Register today:

Texas Children's Family Fun Run - West Campus

Mark your calendars!

Families with children of all abilities are invited to participate in Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands Grand Opening Celebration and inaugural Family Fun Run on April 29, 2017. Register today:

Texas Children's Family Fun Run - The Woodlands

Did you know January is National Blood Donor Month? We're discussing the importance of blood donation on the blog today:

The importance of blood donation - Pavilion For Women's Blog
Texas Children's Hospital's first full-time therapy dog, Elsa, has been providing emotional support to patients since she started in October:

Texas Children's first full-time therapy dog gets results nobody else can
Dr. Stan Spinner, chief medical officer for Texas Children's Pediatrics and Texas Children's Urgent Care, shares safe sleeping recommendations. An informative read for parents:

Safe sleeping recommendations - Texas Children's Blog
Young adulthood is an exciting, but sometimes challenging time, for youth with diabetes. We are here to partner with you through this important transition to adult diabetes care:

Transitioning to adult diabetes care: The time to start planning is now! - Texas Children's Blog
Dr. Wayne Franklin, medical director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at Texas Children's Hospital, weighs in on this important topic via MedPage Today:

New AHA Guidance on Managing Pregnancy in CHD Patients
As the Official Children’s Hospital of the Houston Texans, we’re excited to cheer on the team in Saturday’s game against the New England Patriots! Together with their enthusiastic players, cheerleaders and TORO, we continue to reach thousands of children throughout our community during local and school-based events, special hospital visits and appearances:
"Together we can break the silence so other children won’t spend precious time suffering from infantile spasms." Read full story:

Texas Children's Hospital
"Sure, we’d heard stories, but we never knew anyone who had a life-threatening food allergy. The concept was foreign to us, it just didn’t resonate; it wasn’t real. And then it became our reality, just as it is the reality for so many other families in today’s society." Full story:

Food allergies: Always being prepared - Texas Children's Blog
Question: What happens to your body when you skip breakfast?

Answer: [ Link ]

Breakfast facts - Texas Children's Blog
This past year, Texas Children's Hospital published 276 blogs. Take a look back at the most viewed blogs from 2016:

Have a favorite blog post? Tell us about it in the comments!

Top 5 pediatric health blogs of 2016 - Texas Children's Blog
Quality improvement, which Texas Children’s is passionate about, extends everywhere. It starts immediately when you, our patient family, arrives and doesn’t stop:

The rankings evolution – from reputation to quality - Texas Children's Blog
After a "roller coaster" year, Eden celebrates that she is now cancer free! ABC13 Houston shares her incredible journey:

After a "roller-coaster" year, young patient beats rare cancer
#ICYMI: from the Houston Chronicle shares more details about the inspiring wedding that took place at Texas Children's Hospital:
Let's stay connected! Follow along with the latest happening at Texas Children's Hospital: [ Link ]
Kristi King, senior clinical dietitian at Texas Children's Hospital, shares what happens to your body when you skip breakfast:

(via Yahoo)

21 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Skip Breakfast