March 2014

Dining Out Doesn’t Have to Mean High-Calorie Meals for the Kids In Your Family

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You’ve finally managed to get your kids to sit down at a restaurant that doesn’t have a playground, and now you’re just hoping there will be something on the menu they will eat. The more “kid friendly” foods seem to be higher in fat and calories. Are there any healthy options for kids when it […]

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5 Myths about High Blood Pressure in Children

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High blood pressure or hypertension means that your heart is pumping blood against the walls of your arteries at an abnormally higher pressure than normal, putting stress on them. It is a disease that had plagued mostly the older age group, but is now taking its toll on children and adolescents at an increasing rate. Judith […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Take a Drink During Your Pregnancy

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What FASD and Alcohol Can Do to Your Growing Baby From sobriety and social drinking to alcoholism, there is a broad spectrum of alcohol consumption. For women who may be pregnant, it is vital to be aware of the risks of alcohol from the time you conceive. It is certainly a myth that a little […]

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What is Epilepsy?

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Losing control of your body can bring a sense of commotion and helplessness. For children who suffer from seizures, it is a serious condition that must be treated to avoid dangerous situations. Imagine a child who is out riding his bike and in the middle of the road pauses for just five seconds. This pause, […]

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Texas Girl Giving Back For Kids with Cancer

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When three year old Sadie Segura and her mother walked into the lobby of McLane Children’s Hospital Scott & White the people who were casually chatting stopped and took notice. The two women lit up the room. Child Life director Jaylee Hilliard asked, “Are you Sadie and Jessica?” “Yes,” said Sadie’s mother Jessica Segura. And that […]

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