Hurricane

Expert: Julie Kaplow, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., Director of the Trauma and Grief Center at Texas Children’s Hospital. Q: What are normal child reactions following a hurricane? Children will have a wide variety of reactions to a hurricane and its aftermath based on their age, developmental stage and any experience...

Otolaryngology

Expert: Dr. Shraddha Mukerji, otolaryngologist at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. The otolaryngology clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is a child-friendly space where world class pediatric otolaryngologists provide expert care for children of all ages who have ear, nose, throat,...

Summer Safety

During the summer, children have the opportunity to participate in a variety of events and activities that they normally don’t have the time for during the school year. More time is spent outdoors and fun holidays like Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day mean outdoor grilling and spending time...

Pediatric Urgent Care vs. Pediatric Emergency Center

Expert: Dr. Stan Spinner, Texas Children’s Pediatrics and Texas Children’s Urgent Care Chief Medical Officer Oftentimes, families turn to an emergency center after hours, on weekends or perhaps even during the day, when a significant event occurs with their child. Though the emergency center is the...

The Magnificence of Henna

Community Culture | By Zeenat Kassam Mitha – Henna is known mostly as the beautiful, semi-permanent tattoo that is adorned during an Indian, Middle Eastern or African wedding. But, what one may not know is that the beauty, art and history of henna dates back thousands of years. Due to its many...

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