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Your Child

Your Child

Now begins the school-age years from five to 12. Going to school, reading, participating in activities, behavior, discipline, and making friends are just a few developmental milestones your growing child will encounter. Our experts will be there for you, every step of the way.

Link Between Cell Phone Use & Brain Cancer In Children?

Friday, July 29th, 2011

More than 16 million teens and younger children have a cell phone planted next to their ears. Can cell phones cause brain tumors in children? It depends on whom you ask. (more…)

Preparing For A New School Year

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Strange as it seems, summer is waning. The countdown to the new school year is upon us and it’s actually a good time to beat the August back-to-school shopping and routine changing madness. (more…)

Learning To Ride A Bike

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Remember your first bicycle? For me, it was one of the best gifts EVER! It meant independence and adventure. I think it’s pretty much like that for all children. (more…)

Portable Pool Accidents On The Rise

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Turn on the faucet, and fill up the $15 portable pool. It’s an inexpensive way for kids to cool off on a hot summer’s day, and thousands do. A new study warns parents that portable pools are not without risks. (more…)

Summer Fun Safety!

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Summer is the time of year that kids and parents dream about, especially when everyone’s pretty much housebound during the winter! With plenty of sunshine, outdoor events and activities are in full swing. Having fun and being safe go hand in hand.  The American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) offers these safety tips on heat stress, sunburn, pool and boat safety. (more…)

Details: AAP Warns Against Sports & Energy Drinks

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Pediatrician Dr. Sue Hubbard often has asked parents: what are kids are drinking? Sports and Energy drinks have replaced old-fashioned sodas in many schools. There is no doubt that they are a hit with kids, but not with Dr. Sue and her fellow pediatricians. (more…)

New Studies Look At Childhood Asthma

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

2 new studies take a look at childhood asthma. One suggests that antibiotics given to babies in the first year of life may increase a child’s chances of getting asthma by age 18, while the other study cautions that childhood food allergies may be a predictor of asthma later in life (more…)

New Concussion Guidelines for Student Athletes

Friday, May 13th, 2011

New guidelines by the University Interscholastic League (UIL), the governing body of Texas high school athletics, have been established for the 2011-2012 season. (more…)

Kids Who Specialize In One Sport Have More Injuries

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Because a child’s body is still growing, children who specialize in only one sport suffer repetitive injuries more often, a new study says. (more…)

Obese Mothers Linked to Growth, Development of Child’s Brain

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Obese mothers are more likely to have children with neurodevelopmental problems according to a review recently published in Obesity Reviews. (more…)