Archive | October, 2012

Wildcats Fight Rival For Playoffs

When the Wildcats kickoff against Jesuit Friday night, they’ll be one team with one goal: defeating their cross-town rivals and securing a spot in the playoffs. Lake Highlands is currently knotted in a three-way tie for 2nd place in District with Jesuit Prep and Richardson High. The Cats trounced the Eagles last week, so a […]

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Rangers are Hungry for a Win

The Jesuit vs. Lake Highlands game Friday night is an important district match-up, but for the moms of the 41 senior players, the night is poignant for another reason. It is Jesuit’s annual Senior Night, celebrating the high school football careers of the class of 2013. Cumulatively, our boys have played hundreds of games through […]

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Meet N.Y. Giants Fan Dr. James Moore

Dr. James Moore, M.D. Ph.D. Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Children’s Medical Center Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern WHAT HE DOES: Multifaceted job includes caring for critically ill neonates and planning and implementing growth of the Neonatal ICU. CITY BOY: Born and raised in New York. “My dad and grandpa cheered […]

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Meet 20-Year Veteran Dr. Sarah Blumenschein

Sarah Blumenschein, M.D. Preventive Cardiologist, Children’s Medical Center Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern WHAT SHE DOES: Treats cardiac conditions, with an emphasis on kids at risk for coronary artery disease. YEARS AT CHILDREN’S: 20. WHAT DRIVES HER: “When a family’s loved one suffers a heart attack, it is emotionally, physically and financially devastating. My […]

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Meet Family Man Dr. Dev Desai

Dev Desai, M.D., Ph.D. Surgical Director of Visceral Transplant, Children’s Medical Center Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Immunology, UT Southwestern WHAT HE DOES: Performs kidney and liver transplants, many times traveling to procure the donor organ. BORN AWORLD AWAY: Spent his first two years of life in Bulsar, India; makes regular visits to see […]

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Meet Cautious Mom Dr. Christine Ho

Christine Ho, M.D. Attending Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Children’s Medical Center Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, UT Southwestern WHAT SHE DOES: Specializes in the hand and upper extremities; for example, repairs congenital hand disorders and addresses issues related to traumatic injuries. WHY THE HAND: “The first thing we do when we meet someone is shake their […]

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Parenting Tips If Your Child Has A Facial Abnormality

As a psychology fellow who regularly works with craniofacial patients, Celia Heppner, Psy.D., understands your child’s struggles, and your challenges as a parent trying to do the right thing. Here, our expert shares some of her best advice. 1. PREPARE A STORY. Their peers frequently ask children with facial abnormalities about their appearance. Help your […]

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Should Kids Drink Caffeine?

Q: Is it OK for my 9-year-old son to drink caffeine? — Lucy R. A: Caffeine is fine as an occasional treat for children; it’s only a problem when it becomes a routine. If your son is drinking caffeine daily, try to offer substitutes like water or low-fat milk. If he does drink a caffeinated […]

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