December 2014

How to Prepare Yourself for Your Child’s Surgery

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When your child is wheeled into the operating room, even if it’s just a simple procedure, it can be a scary experience for you and your child. Being prepared—emotionally and practically—can help calm your nerves and put your child at ease. Director of nursing at McLane Children’s Scott & White, Cherri Radford, RN, MSN, CNOR […]

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Jaylee’s Journey: A Special Delivery to Celebrate Life and Strength

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Birthdays are times of celebration and remembering how far we have come. For the McCollum family, it was marked by bringing 40 gift bags in honor of their youngest child whose journey began at the McLane Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) on December 23, 2013. Jason and Janelle McCollum of Hewitt, Texas, were expecting […]

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Teen Tips for Fighting Acne

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While you may not remember what it felt like to walk into a school dance or give a presentation in front of your whole class with a face full of pimples, chances are your teenager, who’s struggling with acne, is experiencing this right now. It can be difficult to help your teen through this difficult […]

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How to Keep Your Child’s Nails Neat, Clean and Free of Disease

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Your child has 10 fingers, 10 toes and 20 opportunities to bring home the dirt and bacteria that can collect under their finger and toenails during the day. In order to keep your child healthy and free of germs, it is important to make sure even their smallest skin structures are taken care of. McLane […]

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