April 1, 2022

Video shows work on community garden at children’s learning center

Watch here: Video shows work on community garden at children’s learning center Students and their families worked together to create the first garden at the Children’s Learning Institute. The garden will enhance the school’s science curriculum and provide an opportunity…


January 4, 2022

Meyers Footprints Narrative chosen as NANN’s article of the year

Congratulations to Priscilla Meyers, MSN NNP-BC, whose Footprints: Stories from the NICU article was chosen as NANN’s article of the year. Grace Under Fire (Or Ice) details a NICU nurse’s experience during the Texas winter storm of February 2021: ow.ly/3vhX50Hlm9L…


December 23, 2021

Born at only 23 weeks, these two NICU babies are home for the holidays

A featured story highlighting the care provided to patients at the UT Physicians Pediatric Center Neonatal High-Risk Clinic. Born at only 23 weeks, these two NICU babies are home for the holidays  


June 29, 2021

Kids’ hospitalization rates are spiking for Type 2 diabetes, according to new study

Michael Yafi, MD, spoke to FOX 26 News about an increase in hospitalization rates of children with Type 2 diabetes. FOX 26 NEWS Kids’ hospitalization rates are spiking for Type 2 diabetes, according to new study


December 21, 2020

The Families of Children With Unexplained Disabilities Are Finally Getting Answers

Hope Northrup, MD, was quoted in a Texas Monthly online article about how genetic exome sequencing has helped physicians diagnose patients with rare diseases. External link to the article: The Families of Children With Unexplained Disabilities Are Finally Getting Answers


December 7, 2020

This new UT Health program promises to improve care for children with complex diseases

Este nuevo programa de UT Health promete mejorar la atención a niños con enfermedades complejas Ricardo Mosquera, MD, along with a patient, spoke to Univision Houston Channel 45 about his research showing programs that help connect primary care providers of…


December 2, 2020

14 years later, has the HPV vaccine made a difference in Texas?

Susan Wootton, MD, was interviewed by the Houston Chronicle about the importance of vaccinating adolescents, including her own children, against HPV. Link to the article: 14 years later, has the HPV vaccine made a difference in Texas?


October 27, 2020

Should your kids trick-or-treat during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Sandra McKay, MD, spoke to KHOU-TV Channel 11 about how to celebrate Halloween safely this year during the pandemic. Link to the article: Should your kids trick-or-treat during the COVID-19 pandemic?


October 9, 2020

Haunted houses don’t sound like a good idea during the pandemic? How about a drive-thru experience?

Michael Chang, MD, was interviewed by KHOU-TV Channel 11 about how Halloween traditions such as haunted houses can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. Author: Anayeli Ruiz (KHOU) Published: 7:09 PM CDT October 4, 2020 Direct link to article: Haunted houses don’t…


September 20, 2020

The ‘candy slide’ and other ways to have a safe Halloween during the pandemic

Sandra McKay, MD, was interviewed by KHOU-TV Channel 11 about how to trick-or-treat safely during the pandemic this Halloween. Aired: 9/18/2020 10:00pm Link to video: The ‘candy slide’ and other ways to have a safe Halloween during the pandemic


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