Obesity — it’s a hot topic. By now, the word has gotten out, New York City is on the move in trying to battle obesity by banning the sale of sugar-containing beverages that are greater than 16 ounces. New York was the first city that required restaurants and food establishments to post calorie and fat information on all foods sold. Now, they are attempting what they hope will be another stride in fighting obesity, stirring up controversy along the way.
The temperatures in Houston are reaching a slow simmer — that means flocking to the nearest beach, water parks and backyard or neighborhood pools in search of some rays and relaxation! Before picking out the trendiest swim gear for your little ones or buying the coolest new floating toy, here are some simple tips to ensure you keep them safe.
Now that the Pavilion for Women is open for business, it’s time to talk about the building blocks of healthy moms and babies — proper nutrition! All pregnant women have different nutritional needs, but here are a few general guidelines to get you started on the path to a healthy pregnancy.
One of the key initiatives at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers is our Palliative Care Team. Palliative Care is an area of medicine that focuses on reducing suffering, improving quality of life for individuals with a serious illness and ensuring patients and their families are comfortable during and after treatment.