Children's Health Service Treating Children Well

  • Talk-Vaping

    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-cold

    Cold Weather and Colds

    November 5, 2019, 15:45 PM by Dr. Sally Robinson
    In this Keeping Kids Healthy article, Dr. Sally Robinson discusses the myth that cold weather causes the common cold. Although it may seem that way, the cold and flu are caused by viruses. The decrease in the humidity in the air during the cold time of year allows these viruses to be more active. The best prevention against the common cold is to stay away from people with a cold and practice good hygiene.

Community Highlights

  • Post-Zantac-ranitidine

    PSA Regarding Zantac/ranitidine and NDMA impurities

    October 17, 2019, 15:26 PM by Dr. Andrea Glaser
    The medication Zantac/ranitidine has been in the news recently regarding levels of NDMA (a cancer causing agent). The FDA has released a variety of statements regarding this, and at this time, they are beginning a major investigation. The Pediatric GI Nurse Practitioner and Dietitian are offering consultation services to help families find alternative treatments and dietary management of reflux. For an appointment or questions please consult with your Pediatrician. Read full announcement.


  • Post-AMT-Pedi

    Pediatric Faculty and the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers

    November 7, 2019, 08:58 AM by Department of Pediatrics
    We would like to recognize the newest Pediatric Faculty to join the AMT, Dr. Marie Dawlett. Congratulations to all our faculty members who have been selected as educators of the month during 2019. This is a true testament on the quality of care you can expect to received at UTMB Health Pediatrics.

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