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    Healthy Eating in Young Children

    September 1, 2020, 17:13 PM by Desire’ Guillory, MS4
    It seems absurd to think choices made by well-meaning parents could be viewed as neglect or abuse. However, what, when, and how a child is fed can have tremendous impacts on their physical and mental health. Remember that what is easy or efficient is not always what is best for your child!

Keeping Kids Healthy

  • Post-Smile

    “When you’re smilin’ the whole world smiles with you”

    August 14, 2020, 17:38 PM by Dr. Sally Robinson
    When songwriters, Joe Goodwin, Larry Shay, and Mark Fisher, wrote the above lyrics, they doubt they had studied the works of Charles Darwin and Paul Ekman on human expressions. However, they did express a universal human truth about smiling. It is the most positive reinforcement. Helping a child grow up with a smile, laughter, and satisfaction is a big part of development. Read full article.

Community Highlights

  • Post-SciCafeCCAM2020

    Virtual Discussion: Childhood Cancer Awareness

    September 3, 2020, 14:39 PM by UTMB Pediatrics
    UTMB Health SCI Café will host a virtual discussion on September 9, 2020 for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month from 12 PM - 1 PM. Please join us. You can also receive a free Social Work CEU! Find out more! #childhoodcancerawereness #CCAM


  • Post-GeneTherapy

    UTMB's First Ever Gene Therapy

    August 24, 2020, 16:09 PM by Department of Pediatrics
    —feeling proud. Working Together to Work Wonders. "How a team of women—in the middle of a pandemic managed UTMB's first-ever gene therapy!"(TMC News) Congratulations to Dr. Erin Cooney, Dr. Pamela Lupo, Jordan Burdine, Pharm.D., Allison Britt (genetic counselor), and countless others for giving Blaise another chance at life.

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