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June 27, 2018 | Sara B. Rizvi, MD, FAAP
Exercise Habits | Texas Children's Hospital
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It’s summertime! If your children are home from school, this is a great time to take advantage of opportunities encouraging physical activity and to also begin instilling a lifelong passion for activeness and exercise in them. 

Being physically active has numerous long-term benefits for infants, young children and adolescents, including healthy weight management, bone growth and improved sleep quality. In addition, encouraging your children to remain active is one of the best ways of ensuring their optimal health...

June 26, 2018 | Trudy Leidich, assistant vice president, quality and safety
Rankings | Texas Children's Hospital
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It’s another exciting day here at Texas Children’s Hospital. Today, we get to proudly share our hospital is recognized as the best place in the country for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, as well as pulmonology, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Texas Children’s is consistently named a leader in pediatric care nationally. For the second year in a row, we rank as the best place for children in need of...

June 25, 2018 | Stephanie Chapman, Ph.D.
Mindfulness | Texas Children's Hospital
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Do you know what mindfulness is? In our busy world, many of us are often kept from appreciating and focusing on the present moments we face, either from packed schedules, intrusive thoughts and/or electronic distractions.

Mindfulness stems from the concept of becoming fully aware and present in certain moments of our lives, whilst trying to accept each moment without judgment. It’s traditionally taught through yoga, tai chi, meditation or reflection, but is also accessible through a wide variety...

June 25, 2018 | Ryan K. Krasnosky, MPAS, PA-C
Pediatric Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship | Texas Children's Hospital
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Why did you choose Texas Children's Pediatric Surgery Fellowship for Physician Assistants?

My love for pediatrics commenced with my very first clinical rotation while in PA school at Baylor College of Medicine, and was matched only by the excitement I experienced while doing my Emergency Medicine and Surgery rotations. This fellowship was the perfect conduit with which to amalgamate these passions, offering the ability to work with a pediatric population in high-acuity care settings. I have already learned so much more than I had previously imagined...

June 22, 2018 | Shauntelle Tynan, patient
Shauntelle Tynan | Texas Children's Hospital
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I started noticing skin rashes across my body when I was 11 years old, but I didn’t think much of them at first because they eventually went away. I assumed they were caused by sensitive skin or maybe by a product I had been using, but the rashes mysteriously appeared again three years later. This time, the rashes were more painful and came with many other side effects, including constant thirstiness. I was eventually drinking several gallons of water every day, and I had no clue as to why I felt so dehydrated. It honestly embarrassed me!

I couldn’t explain to my...

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