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    What You Need to Know about Internet Safety

    August 19, 2019, 17:10 PM by Laura Fitzgerald, 4th Yr. Med. Student
    Help promote safe internet use among Adolescents. In the era of social media over-sharing, educate your kids on the value of privacy. While online friendships can be a healthy part of adolescent development, keep an eye on what digital platforms your child is visiting and who your child is talking to. (click on title to read the full article)

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    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

    September 16, 2019, 15:50 PM by Dr. Sally Robinson
    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The word “cancer” certainly strikes a scary and emotional note in our hearts, and when attached to the word “childhood” it can be especially frightening. However, as with many things we fear, we can be empowered by understanding. The overall outlook for children and adolescents with cancer has improved greatly. Read More

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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.

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    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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