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...

5 Tips to Plan Your Wedding Like a Pro

It may be that your budget doesn’t allow a wedding planner, or maybe you’ve just dreamed of this day for so long that all of the hands-on planning makes you giggle with glee. Either way, there are steps you can take to make your big day go off without a hitch so flawlessly, it seems as though it was...

Physical Activities 101

Expert: Dr. Jorge Gomez, Sports Medicine Specialist at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus In the last 30 years, obesity has doubled in children and nearly quadrupled in adolescents, with the United States having the highest rate in the world. Physical activity is essential for a child’s...

Norovirus 101

Expert: Dr. Stan Spinner, Texas Children’s Pediatrics and Texas Children’s Urgent Care Chief Medical Officer Q: What is norovirus? Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes acute gastroenteritis. Following introduction of rotavirus vaccination, norovirus has become the most common cause of...

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