Archive | September, 2012

Concussion Discussion

  Sept 19, 2012 – Fox 4 News discusses sports concussions with Shane Miller, M.D., Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist at Children’s Medical Center.  Surprisingly a fair number of concussions are received by girls playing soccer. A new Texas law requires kids to get a doctor’s approval to return to play following a concussion.

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Dr. Isabel Rojas examines a patient in the GI clinic

GI Ranked With Best in the Country

For another year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized the Gastroenterology (GI) program at Children’s Medical Center as one of the very best in the nation to treat children with common and complex gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary disorders. And we couldn’t agree more. After all, the GI program uses state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to […]

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football players running

Is Your Athlete’s Heart Game Ready?

Sports season is in full swing with football and volleyball games at nearly every high school. Before hitting the field or court, all young athletes should visit their pediatrician for a physical evaluation. While sudden cardiac death in otherwise apparently healthy teens is rare, it must be addressed to identify those who are at risk. […]

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Children's Research Institute

Landmark study to find cures for sarcomas

Doctors and researchers at Children’s Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center are off and running on a one-of-a-kind cancer research study. The study has the potential to discover the unknown drivers of soft tissue sarcoma and Ewing’s sarcoma and develop tailored treatments for children with these diseases. The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of […]

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Football Collision Leads to Near-Fatal Head Injury

After receiving a concussion during recess, a fourth grader was transported to the Children’s Dallas Level 1 Trauma Center. Follow a pictorial look at Ethan’s journey. It was a typical day at recess for fourth-grader Ethan Fox. But while playing a football game with his friends on May 29, 2012, an accident on the field […]

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