Feb
25
2014

Bump Watch: Infant formula – A guide for the perplexed

By Dr. Steven Abrams, Neonatologist and Medical Director of Neonatology Nutrition Program When I first started as a pediatric trainee in 1982, if an infant was going to receive a formula, which, unfortunately was most of them back then, there were only a few choices. Basically three companies marketed cow milk-based or soy-based formulas. Families Read More…

Feb
25
2014

Texas Children’s Health Plan receives grant from March of Dimes

The March of Dimes Texas Chapter has awarded a grant to Texas Children’s Health Plan to support “Becoming a Mom,” a program that delivers prenatal education in a group setting. Texas Children’s Health Plan is currently offering the “Becoming a Mom – Comenzando bien Program” in Houston and Huntsville locations. The program’s goal is to Read More…

Feb
25
2014

CRC presents research award to Dr. Chumpitazi

The Clinical Research Center presented the Clinical Research Award for fourth quarter 2013 to Dr. Bruno Chumpitazi, assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine. The award was established by the Clinical Research Center in collaboration with the Research Resources Office to recognize and honor individual contributions to protecting the best Read More…

Feb
25
2014

Tech Alert: Phone service unavailable early Sunday, March 2

Most Texas Children’s Hospital telephone service at all locations will be unavailable from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday, March 2, for maintenance. What does this mean to you? Red emergency phones will be available, and the hospital’s Disaster Routing Service will be activated. Other available communication services include: Beeper paging through 713-605-8989 Hospital page Read More…

Feb
25
2014

Texas Medical Center to be affected by Spring Break and Rodeo activities for two weeks

Traffic on Fannin Street will experience unusually heavy congestion due to concurrent Spring Break and Rodeo activities in the area surrounding Texas Medical Center area from Monday, March 3, to Friday, March 21. Due to these anticipated traffic problems, please keep the following in mind to help you adjust your travel schedule during these two Read More…