Kids Health Annual

One Mom's Journey from Crisis to Calling in the NICU

“The only thing we could count on were surprises—some good, some bad."

08/03/2018 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

Kids Health Annual

Three Myths About Kids and Pet Allergies, Explained

Bark, meow, achoo!

08/03/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Kids Health Annual

Health Conscious or Health Hazardous? A Dietitian Takes on Trendy Eating Plans For Kids

Just how green should your young ones go?

08/03/2018 By Adam Castañeda

Kids Health Annual

How to Tell the Difference Between Your Child's Natural Nerves and Serious Stress

The stressors and signs to look out for, by age group.

08/03/2018 By Adam Castañeda

Kids Health Annual

Help for Young Harvey Survivors at Texas Children's Hospital

“It has uncovered a huge need for kids in Houston."

08/03/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas and Gwendolyn Zepeda

Kids Health Annual

Teen Cancer Patients at MD Anderson Take on the Elephant in the Room With Comic Book Series

“It’s like you finally get to don the superhero’s true identity. You don’t have to be brave, or tough, or strong, or anything. You just get to be.”

08/03/2018 By Jeff Balke

Kids Health Annual

What Parents Need to Know About Their Teens and Opiods

Dr. Elisha Peterson, a pediatric anesthesiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, breaks it down.

08/03/2018 By Jeff Balke

Kids Health Annual

Is Your Smart Tech Leading to Smarter Kids?

How to ensure it's educational and not just entertainment.

08/03/2018 By Adam Castañeda

Kids Health Annual

Produce Rx: A Hospital and a Family's Fight Against Food Insecurity

How two questions are jump-starting healthier lifestyles for thousands of Houston kids and families.

08/03/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Kids Health Annual

This Popular Technique Eases Newborns from Womb to World

A mother and doctor discuss the benefits of the growing post-birth practice of skin-to-skin for moms, dads, and babies alike.

08/03/2018 By Layne Lynch

Save the Ta-Tas

This Komen Grant Program Helps Houstonians Afford Breast Cancer Treatment

You can further support the cause at this year's Race for a Cure on October 6—early bird registration ends July 31.

07/31/2018 By Laura Gillespie

Naaaamaste 🐐

4 Things I Learned at Goat Yoga

Leave your Lululemon at home.

07/27/2018 By Abby Ledoux

News

As Methodist's Heart & Vascular Center Moves to a New Home, a Look Back at Dr. DeBakey's Legacy

DeBakey’s old stomping grounds were the scene of many historic firsts.

07/20/2018 By Jeff Balke

Fitness Friday

Are Dog Owners More Likely to Be Fit?

Generally, studies say, yes.

07/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Good Deeds

Altar'd State Hosts a Blood Drive for Store Manager Battling Leukemia

All donations from this Saturday's drive in Rice Village will be credited to Emily Tade.

07/11/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Medicine

Houston Has a Worryingly High Vaccination Opt-Out Rate

Of 15 U.S. counties who clocked in with large numbers of unvaccinated kindergarteners, Harris County ranked seventh.

07/04/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

The Essential Guide to Asiatown

3 Great Spots for Reflexology and Massage in Asiatown

Kick up your feet and relax.

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Good Deeds

Houston Cancer Patients Can Get Free Rides to Treatment Through Lyft

The rideshare company has partnered with the American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery program to offer the service.

06/20/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Fitness Friday

The Workout That Truly Makes You Work: SWEAT 1000

A training session at this Heights studio is 60 minutes long with no minute wasted.

06/01/2018 By Marianna Corcoran