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...

4 Tips for Summer Tire Safety

As temperatures start to rise, checking your tires’ air pressure can help protect them from the heat when hitting the road this summer. Whether you’re trekking cross-country or simply to and from work, the more heat your tires are exposed to could mean potential trouble on the road. The friction from...

Overcoming the Summer Slide

By Dr. Rebecca Deurlein – There is a slide that is associated with summer, and it has nothing do with fun.  The summer slide refers to the dip kids tend to make during the summer months when they are away from school and the daily habits of studying and learning. Studies show that kids lose an average...

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