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Melanoma and Children

Most of us associate skin cancer with adults—which puts children at risk.

05/01/2014 By Jacques Bourgeois

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When to Go to the ER: the Parent’s Dilemma

It’s a scary scenario that happens to everyone: your child falls ill at night. Do you wait until morning or go to the emergency room?

05/01/2014 By Jacques Bourgeois

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Sticky Situation

For one child at Memorial Children’s Hermann, glue could fix a brain and save a life.

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

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Multiplicity: How Many to Implant?

The complications that come with multiple births make deciding how many embryos to implant difficult.

05/01/2014 By Jeff Balke

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Tips for Parents of Twins

1 in 4 children in the Greater Houston area is born at Memorial Hermann. Dr. Kenneth Moise of the Texas Fetal Center offers advice for those mothers carrying twins.

05/01/2014 By Jeff Balke

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Moving Back to Houston for the Twins

Ashley and Ben Agee had just moved out of state when they found out they were having twins.

05/01/2014 By Jeff Balke

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A Revolutionary Procedure For a Healthy Heart

Giving prematurely born babies a new lease on life

05/01/2014 By Jeff Balke

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Little Patients: More Than Just Small Adults

In the days before there was a field of children’s medicine, doctors treated young patients like small adults. We’ve come a long way since.

05/01/2014 By Catherine Matusow

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ATVs and Your Children: Dangerous Terrain

All-terrain vehicles are a fun but dangerous pastime. Dr. Samuel Prater of Memorial Hermann shares some tips for responsible driving.

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

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Two Key Nutrition Tips for Kids of All Ages

Dr. Peter Jung, a pediatrician affiliated with Children's Memorial Hermann, shares advice for parents on what their kids should be eating.

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

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Breathe Easier: Monitoring Children’s Asthma

If you don’t know a child with asthma, chances are, you don’t know many kids.

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

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Sleep Apnea in Children on the Rise

Dr. Cindy Jon, a pediatric pulmonologist affiliated with Children’s Memorial Hermann, shares some warning signs.

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

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What’s the Best Choice for Clean Hands?

Hand sanitizer? Soap? Antibacterial Soap? What to choose?

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

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Making Memories and Miracles

Welcome to Houstonia and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s first Kids’ Health Annual.

05/01/2014 By Susan Distefano

Top Dentists 2014

Life in the Golden Age of Cosmetic Dentistry

Braces are so last century. “Smile lifts” are now the next big thing in cosmetic dentistry.

04/30/2014 By Peter Holley

Top Dentists 2014

The Brush-Off: A Toothpaste Battle Royale

In the ultimate toothpaste taste test, which brand comes out on top?

04/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sports

What Makes a Successful Athlete Retire at the Age of 21?

Increasing awareness of health risks deals another blow to kids and sports.

12/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Bayougraphy

The Place Where Cancer and Conception Meet

Gynecological oncologist Terri Pustilnik gives new meaning to having it all.

12/01/2013 By Peter Holley

Cycling H-Town Solo

Ridin' Dirty

A few of the sights I've seen from my bike recently.

10/03/2013 Photography by John Lomax

Ice House

Houston’s Ninja Warriors

Does your hairdresser moonlight as a ninja? We didn’t think so.

09/30/2013 By Kerry H.