Community Information

McLane Children’s Travel Immunization Clinic for Little Travelers

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When you are getting ready for travel, there is a lot to do before your bags are packed. One important part of traveling, especially internationally, is getting your health records and immunizations up-to-date before you take off. According to U.S. Travel, those traveling with either children or grandchildren make up 30% of adult leisure travelers. […]

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New Community Pediatric Asthma Education Classes and Outreach Program Offered

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Written by Michelle Schwier, RRT, AE-C, Asthma Outreach Coordinator Unmanaged asthma can interfere with a child’s daily routine – from playing sports to going to school to sleeping. In fact, asthma is one of the main reasons that students miss school due to illness – more than 14 million lost school days every year, according […]

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Donations Accepted for Victims in Tragedy at West, Texas

April 19, 2013 Community Information

McLane Children’s Scott & White will be accepting donations for those impacted by the West tragedy. We have set up a drop-off location in the second small red brick building directly in front of McLane Children’s Hospital. The building is located on the SW H.K. Dodgen Loop frontage road on the right side after you […]

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The Name Game: Choosing the Right Name for Your Bundle of Joy

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When the doctor announced to Temple resident Tansyl White and her husband Dominic that the little squirming bundle of joy in her womb was a girl, the Whites were overjoyed. Not only were they ecstatic to have a little girl on the way, but they were excited to be able to use the name they’d […]

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Little Bodies and Lots of Attention

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Those who work with children often witness special miracles. These small spirits overcome great odds, push forward with hope, and inspire those around them. After a traumatic incident or debilitating disease, some children turn to therapists for help. Physical therapists have a unique role to work alongside these children over a period of time and […]

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Sirens but no Separation, New Transport Vehicle

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One of my worst fears is to have something happen to one of my children. I can’t imagine what it would be like to have a child hospitalized, or in need of advanced critical care. Health providers all over Central Texas do their best to treat and sustain their patients. Despite their skills, they may […]

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The NICU: What to Expect When Your Baby is Admitted

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My baby’s heartbeat rose and fell happily in a green line on the computer screen in the corner of my hospital room.  But as the blood pressure cuff released its strangling hold on my right arm, I could see why the doctors had decided to admit me. Soon, a worried obstetrician was coming in to […]

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Most Popular Posts of 2012

January 4, 2013 Community Information

Happy New Year! We’re looking forward to another year of sharing topics with you that aide in the well-being of your family. But first we’d like to revisit the most popular topics on this blog in 2012. Here are the most popular posts, along with a quote from each. Sexual Abuse: What Is It and […]

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