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    Preventing Harm from Adverse Childhood Experiences

    April 30, 2021, 12:04 PM by Dr. Patricia Beach
    As April is Child Abuse Awareness month, we have discussed Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their proven long-term effects on children and adults. There are many things you can do to minimize the negative impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences and to bolster your child’s confidence. In this ACEs article Dr. Beach discusses relationships, discipline, education, when to get help, and to always remember to engage and have fun! [Click title for full article]

Keeping Kids Healthy

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    Dangerous Websites

    April 22, 2021, 17:17 PM by Dr. Sally Robinson
    There have been dramatic changes in the routine of our lives, family interactions, and the constant presence of electronic devices in all our lives. Some of these changes are very, very good, and some are very, very worrisome. It is very easy for kids to access material that is not intended for them. It is very important that we are aware of what children are doing online. In this Keeping Kids Healthy, Dr. Robinson lists advice for parents and the dangers of the internet. [Click Heading For Full Story]

Community Highlights

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    Houston Mom Blog Explores Sleep Training and SIDS

    March 12, 2021, 16:01 PM by UTMB Newsroom
    UTMB primary care provider and associate professor Dr. Priya Kalia covered all things sleep during this recent interview with Meagan Clanahan, co-owner of the Houston Moms Blog. During the discussion, Dr. Kalia discussed optimal sleep times, sleep training, SIDS and how to counter interruptions that come with things like Spring Break and time changes


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    Pedi by the Gulf, 70th Annual Conference on Advances in Pediatrics

    May 7, 2021, 11:42 AM by Department of Pediatrics
    Please join is for a 2-Day Virtual Conference and receive needed Continuing Medical Education credits. The goal of this activity is to provide the current research and new information impacting public health and general pediatric practice. This course will address the challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as diagnosing and treating medical conditions of infants, children, and adolescents. [CLICK HEADING TO REGISTER & VIEW AGENDA]

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