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August 02, 2012 | Dr. Xiomara Santos, OB/GYN

Hormone pillsHormone pills or oral contraceptive pills (OCP), more commonly known as birth control pills, provide many medical benefits in addition to providing contraception.

August 01, 2012 | Dr. Russell Ware, Director - International Hematology Center of Excellence

Dr. Russell Ware, 1st Angola Screening

16,000 babies born in Angola this past year received screening for an oftentimes-overlooked disease thanks to The Texas Children’s Center for Global Health’s new sickle cell disease screening program.

July 25, 2012 | Thato Ramotswe, International Patient

Bipai Teen Club, Africa AIDS Corps

My name is Thato Chris Ramotswe. I was born 8th November 1992 in Maun, Botswana. I am the only child of the late Thabo Chris Ramotswe Sr. and Caroline Vivian Ramotswe.

In 2004, I was diagnosed with the HIV virus. I was 12 years old. Receiving the news was shocking and the only thing I could think was, “how did I get it?”

July 25, 2012 | 1126

The news of the Colorado shooting is very shocking and difficult for parents themselves to digest. I actually attended the midnight premiere with my two teenaged nephews and arose the next morning to the news reports as my own toddlers were stirring in their rooms, so I can certainly relate to the concerns parents throughout our nation are facing.

July 24, 2012 | Rachel Cunningham, MPH, Immunization Project

I recently had an interesting conversation with a friend. She mentioned to me that she had seen a sign in our Houston suburb advertising the fact that parents can opt out of school-required vaccines — a fact of which she was completely unaware. Obviously I encounter this issue often in my line of work; however, never have I encountered it so noticeably in my own backyard. If you’re curious as to what the sign read, check out the picture below.