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    Talk to your Children about “Vaping”

    October 1, 2019, 09:41 AM by Kyle Shelton, DO
    Using e-cigarettes is sometimes called “vaping”. Some teenagers may talk about “Juuling”, which refers to the name of a company that produces electronic cigarettes. Parents may find it difficult to discuss vaping and other risky activities with their children. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers tips for parents on how to communicate with children and adolescents.

Keeping Kids Healthy

  • Post-ADHD

    Exercise and ADHD

    October 1, 2019, 11:32 AM by Dr. Sally Robinson
    ADHD Awareness Month is celebrated every October. In this Keeping Kids Healthy Dr. Sally Robinson discusses how exercise may reduce the severity of the symptoms of attention deficit with hyperactivity. Physical activity appears to be a promising intervention method along with benefits to health over all. Read More.

Community Highlights

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    Are you Prepared for Disasters?

    August 5, 2019, 10:36 AM by AAP
    As a parent, guardian and family member, you want to make sure that your loved ones are healthy, safe, and secure. Disaster planning may feel overwhelming. However, it is easier than you think. Taking a few simple steps now can help protect your family, assure that your children feel safe, and make it easier to recover after a disaster. We are all aware of disasters.


  • Post-KUdos

    NIH grant to study exosomes

    March 18, 2019, 00:00 AM by Department of Pediatrics
    Congratulations UTMB Pediatric Researchers on your efforts to gain insight into how viral infections can produce profound changes in exosomes. Dr. Antonella Casola's team receives NIH grant to continue studying exosomes. If exosomes protect against disease, then a vaccine or new drug might be developed.

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