Dec
1
2015

Houston Texans homecoming caps off successful season with Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s and the Houston Texans had an exciting week wrapping up all of their Play 60 activities. Play 60 is an NFL initiative that encourages children to get off the sidelines and on their feet for at least 60 minutes of active play a day. As part of the initiative, Texas Children’s, in partnership Read More…

Nov
17
2015

Passionate confrontations subject of annual McNamara Grand Rounds

Each year, Texas Children’s Heart Center honors its founder, Dr. Dan McNamara, with a grand rounds dedicated to pediatric cardiology. This year’s speaker was Dr. Chris Feudtner from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Department of Medical Ethics and the Pediatric Advanced Care Team. Feudtner spoke to a standing-room only audience of physicians at McNamara Grand Rounds Read More…

Nov
10
2015

Vaccine expert explains why healthcare workers should get a flu shot

Flu season is here with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting cases being seen sporadically across the United States, including Texas. To protect yourself and others against the serious, potentially deadly, infection, the CDC and the Executive Director of Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research Dr. Carol J. Baker urges Read More…

Nov
10
2015

First season of Texas Children’s partnership with Houston Texans in full swing

It’s been almost a year since Texas Children’s announced we were teaming up with the Houston Texans to inspire children to lead healthier, more active lives. Since the kick-off of our partnership, the two organizations have already reached thousands of Houston-area children through camps, school programs, special hospital appearances and other events that combine fun Read More…