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May 18, 2011 | Seema Patel, Co-Captain of Team Texas Children’s

Mother-putting-daughter-in-car-seatWhen I first earned my driver's license almost 2 decades ago, I was anxious to get behind the wheel, as most teenagers are. I begged my parents to let me drive, no matter where we were going.

May 17, 2011 | Mark A. Wallace, CEO

Each year, U.S. News & World Report releases its list of Best Children's Hospitals, which names the nation's leading pediatric hospitals based on a combination of surveys, research and data gathering.

I'm thrilled to share that the rankings were released this morning, and Texas Children's Hospital has again been named one of the nation's best children's hospitals.

We're #1 in Houston. We're #1 in Texas.

May 16, 2011 | 1126

Many parents are aware of vaccinations their children need before attending kindergarten, middle school and high school, but the Texas Legislature recently passed a law requiring all students to be vaccinated against meningococcal infection (typically meningitis) before starting college.

May 11, 2011 | 1126

Iron is among the most important nutrients babies can receive. Before birth, lots of iron is stored in the liver and that iron, along with the iron in breast milk, meets a newborn's needs for making new blood cells after they are born. The big question is: "When do babies who are being breastfed need extra iron?" We know that even though breast milk has iron, it isn't enough to meet all an infant's needs throughout the first year of life.

May 09, 2011 | Dr. Heidi Schwarzwald, Director of Travel Medicine Clinic

international-travel-childrenWhat are the main risks children face when traveling internationally?

The risks associated with travel vary depending on where one is going, for how long, the age of the person and any other medical issues.

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