Jul
7
2015

Cool off and take the 21-day H20 challenge starting July 20

Texas Children’s is launching a 21-day water challenge for all staff starting Monday, July 20 to promote consuming the recommended amount of water during the dog days of summer. As the temperatures rise, it is more important than ever to stay hydrated. Drinking enough water provides a variety of benefits including proper digestion, sustained energy Read More…

Jul
7
2015

Radiology expansion promotes environment of collaboration

It’s 9 a.m. and outside the new radiology reading room a group has gathered to talk through the day’s challenges and prepare for the day ahead. Yesterday, several patients cancelled appointments due to heavy rainfall, and today there will be more appointments than expected to make up for it. With a team there to talk Read More…

Jul
7
2015

Bump Watch: Down Syndrome – Our family’s unexpected journey

By Dr. Katherine Leaming-Van Zandt Our world shifted when we were told that our son had Down syndrome. Although I was 37 years old, and acutely aware of my “advanced maternal age,” I was more apprehensive of the sleepless nights and non-stop feeds and diaper changes versus the risk for a chromosomal abnormality. Intermittently, I Read More…