October 12, 2022

Safe Sleep and SIDS Awareness Month: Do’s and Don’ts for Sleeping Infants

October is Safe Sleep and SIDS Awareness Month. Each year, there are about 3,400 sudden unexpected infant deaths in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2020, approximately 41% of these deaths were due to sudden…

September 20, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Russo for being a contributor to Parents Magazine article

Read the article “How COVID-19 Can Affect Your Child’s Brain” at this external link: https://www.parents.com/kids/health/how-covid-19-can-affect-your-childs-brain/    

September 1, 2022

Second patient in the world receives Moderna mRNA trial infusion at UTHealth Houston for glycogen storage disease

Imagine having to drink a solution of cornstarch and water every four hours to survive, and that missing a dose, even by 15 minutes, could lead to seizures and death. This is the reality for Rebecca Tarrence, who has glycogen…

May 10, 2022

National Nurses Week: 6 UTHealth Houston nurses honored at 2022 ‘Salute to Nurses’ luncheon

  Six practicing and aspiring nurses with UTHealth Houston were honored Wednesday, May 4, at the 2022 “Salute to Nurses” luncheon, hosted by the Houston Chronicle. Traditionally held during National Nurses Week, the annual event aims to recognize the most dedicated nurses…

April 22, 2022

Hearing aids allow brother and sister to thrive

Elizabeth and Elliott Maddox love watching cartoons, eating snacks, and playtime, just like most other young children. However, they each have one extra step in the morning — putting in their hearing aids. Born two and a half years apart,…