Children's Memorial Hermann put together a Kids Health & Safety Guide filled with patient stories, parenting tips, and advice from our affiliated physicians from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Peruse the guide for topics such as general health and safety, breathing issues - including asthma, child development and milestones, what to consider an emergency, eye and ear concerns, heart concerns, nutrition, sleep, tips for expecting parents and much more.

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General Health and Safety Guide


Find articles about symptoms to never ignore, clean hands, debunking medical myths, effects of over-prescription, shots and Halloween safety.

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Breathing Issues


According to a recent report, 96,000 Harris County children have been diagnosed with asthma. Nationwide, the disease is responsible for a third of hospital admissions among children.

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Child Development


Find articles about happiness, technology, kindergarten, purple crying, potty time, back to school and development.

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Emergency Medicine


Find articles about reasons for child ER visits, when to take your child to the ER and why to choose a pediatric ER.

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Child eye exam

Eye and Ear Concerns


Find articles about eyesight development and ear tubes.

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Heart Concerns


Dr. Breinholt talks about heart murmurs and his work with young patients.

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Going Organic

Nutrition


Find articles about going organic, key nutrition tips for kids of all ages and type 2 diabetes in kids on the rise.

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Safety Outdoors


Find articles about ATVs, stings and bumps, concussions, melanoma, raising an athlete, heat safety, sunburns and water safety tips.

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Sleep Concerns


Find articles about childhood sleep dilemmas and sleep apnea in children.

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Tips for Moms and Expecting Parents


Find articles about multiple births, postpartum, incontinence, new mother's diet and tips for parents of twins.

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Patient Stories


Find success stories of patients and the staff that cares for them.

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