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July 05, 2019 | Kevin A. Kaplan, MD
Bed wetting | Texas Children's Hospital
What you need to know about nocturnal enuresis
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Nocturnal enuresis, or bed wetting at night, is a common problem for children. Most of...

July 01, 2019 | Texas Children's Hospital
Single-Visit Surgery | Texas Children's Hospital
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We know the demands on a family’s time are increasing. Major retailers in other industries are reacting to this need by providing more convenient ways for you to check things off your to-do list quicker.

From online ordering to curb-side pick-up, finding ways to meet your family’s needs faster is both appealing and appreciated. So, when possible, why can’t health care offer similar convenience?

It may surprise you, but at times, it can. Through a program known as ...

June 27, 2019 | Rogelio Gonzalez, psychology extern and Ph. D. candidate, The Center for Children and Women Greenspoint
Sleep | Texas Children's Center for Children and Women

¡Llego el verano! Para muchos niños, el verano es una temporada muy emocionante llena de actividades divertidas.

Para muchos padres, nuestros horarios de trabajo solo nos permiten estar con nuestros hijos por las tardes. Houston es especialmente caluroso y húmedo durante el verano, y es por eso que familias a veces prefieren las actividades nocturnas.

Para los niños puede ser difícil mantener un horario de dormir o una rutina consistente durante el verano. Durante el año escolar, el horario de clases ayuda a que nuestros niños mantengan su rutina y se duerman y despierten a la misma hora cada día. Los niños disfrutan de la...

June 25, 2019 | Elizabeth "Raine" Johnson, MD, FAAP
Babysitting tips | Texas Children's Hospital
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Babysitting is a huge and exciting responsibility. As a pediatrician, I often get asked for advice when a teen is getting ready for his or her first babysitting job. Here is a list of my “babysitting do’s and don’ts.”

Babysitting do’s

  • Your first priority is keeping the children in your care safe. It’s important to know the home address and home phone number. Make sure you have a list of emergency numbers as well, including: 
    • Parent's name, phone number 
    • Back up adult in the event parents are...
June 21, 2019 | Henry Welch, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, Texas Children's Global Tuberculosis Program
Texas Children's Hospital
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Papua New Guinea (PNG) is one of the most diverse countries in the world - geographically, linguistically and culturally. A burden the people of PNG continually face is that of infectious diseases, with tuberculosis, malaria and others causing 62% of deaths nationwide.

As part of our dedication to sharing our expertise and best practices around the world, and to help address the national-level pediatric, maternal and public health capacity in PNG, our team sought to create a program that would improve one of the most valuable resources in...

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