Apr
15
2014

Texas Children’s Tuberculosis Initiative is a step ahead

New study puts spotlight on tuberculosis in children A recent article in the Wall Street Journal featured a study from researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School suggesting that Tuberculosis (TB) affects about one million children worldwide, twice as many as previously estimated. At Texas Children’s, TB experts identified this major pediatric Read More…

Apr
15
2014

New health program for main campus employees

Taking care of Texas Children’s patients and families begins with taking the very best care of ourselves. That’s why the Employee Health and Wellness Center team is offering a free Hypertension Management Program open to participants on main campus to help you learn about managing your blood pressure. This eight week, confidential program is limited Read More…

Apr
8
2014

Employee Health and Wellness sponsors nutrition program

Everyone hears that proper nutrition plays a significant role in your overall health though it’s not often as easy as it sounds. A healthy meal is the best start to achieving your optimal health and wellness goals but where do you start? Texas Children’s is dedicated to supporting you as you strive to meet your Read More…

Apr
8
2014

Child Abuse Pediatrics combats high number of abuse cases at Texas Children’s

April marks Child Abuse Prevention month. The Child Abuse Pediatrics team hopes this is a reminder for all of us to pay attention to the signs of abuse and take action. Last year, more than 1,400 children who came through the Texas Children’s Hospital doors were identified as being abused or neglected. Twenty-six of them Read More…