Jill Taylor

Too Much TV? Effects of TV on Young Children

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Our world is dominated by screens everywhere we turn. With the introduction of smart phones, tablets and TVs now in many households, young children are being exposed to programs at an increasing rate. To clarify and illustrate the effects TV has on young children, pediatrician Bradley Berg, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACPE of McLane Children’s Scott […]

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Sports Injury? Try a little RICE before the Sports Clinic

Thumbnail image for Sports Injury? Try a little RICE before the Sports Clinic February 4, 2015 Safety

It doesn’t matter if you’re signed up for select soccer or high school football, the possibility of injury is always lurking. Parents watch from the stands and hold their breath when they hear the whistle blow after an injury interruption. Could it be a slight sprain or a season-ending injury? The fear of the unknown […]

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Sprouting a Discussion about Growing Pains

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Growing up can be hard work and it is sometimes tough on your body. Growing pains are commonly seen in preschool and school-aged children and affects about 10 to 40 percent of children. Growing pains are sometimes considered no big deal, but how do you know if the pain your child feels is something more […]

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Preemie Baby Born Weighing 1 pound Now Works for Disney

Thumbnail image for Preemie Baby Born Weighing 1 pound Now Works for Disney November 26, 2014 Patient and Staff Stories

Mothers never forget the birth of their babies. They count down the days, anxiously waiting the time when they get to care for and hold their new child. But when babies arrive prematurely, it can worry some mothers because this was not the delivery they had anticipated. In honor of preemie awareness month, one mother […]

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Nervous About Night Terrors?

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You’ve put the kids to bed and you’re relaxing on the couch, but just a couple hours later you hear a blood-curdling scream. Your rush to your child’s bedside to find him crying, inconsolable and unable to calm down. What is going on? Is my child having a nightmare? It can be disturbing to find […]

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Being Smart with Your Smart Phone Apps

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Using Your Phone to Track your Kid’s Health We have an overwhelming amount of information at our fingertips. Do you have a question about your child’s rash? Your first instinct may be to turn to your phone for an answer. Within seconds, you can find a wide range of medical advice that can give peace […]

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Let’s Go Ride a Bike!

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Neighborhood kids love to play together, and what’s better than a fun bike ride? Next time your child is invited to go ride bikes, be sure he grabs his helmet on the way out the door. Although bicycle helmets are not required by Texas law, it’s risky to ride without one. In fact, if your […]

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If Walls Could Talk—Time Capsule Uncovered at McLane Children’s

Thumbnail image for If Walls Could Talk—Time Capsule Uncovered at McLane Children’s July 25, 2014 Community Information

It’s been nearly five years since the Temple community uncovered something remarkable during the construction of McLane Children’s Hospital Scott & White—a time capsule. Now it will be reinterred on the third anniversary of the opening of McLane Children’s Hospital, and once again a piece of history will be left for future generations. “This new […]

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