March 28, 2012: Watch as CBS 11 reporter Jay Gormley interviews Children’s Medical Center cardiologist Dr. Colin E. Kane on the dangers of synthetic marijuana.
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March 1, 2012: CBS Ch. 11 covers the story of Blake Pearce, a teenage boy in need of a new kidney. Blake, his mom and transplant surgeon Dr. Dev Desai are interviewed.
I, unfortunately like many others, was teased in middle school. My peers would ridicule me for being too shy and quiet. I remember staying up nights wondering if I was weird. I struggled with that insecurity so much that I felt like I might even deserve the bullying. But that was a long time ago. […]
Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series offering an inside look into bulimia. This part was written by the father and stepmother of the author of “A thirty-something’s battle with bulimia.” The family’s names have been changed. The thing I remember most about that time was Jessica’s anger. Long before I realized […]
Editor’s note: In this two-part series, a Dallas family gives an inside look into the world of a bulimic. First, the daughter, now in her thirties, talks about the things in her life that led up to her eating disorder. Tomorrow, her father will share his perspective on how he learned about his daughter’s bulimia […]
Texans regard sports more as a religion and less as a hobby. As soon as they’re potty trained, we sign our kids up for just about anything our local recreation centers offer. And while there are many benefits to playing sports at a young age, doing so doesn’t come without risks, as any parent who’s […]
Guidelines for Return-to-play Stunting and tumbling put cheerleaders at risk for traumatic brain injuries. In fact, a recent report found that cheerleading is second in concussions behind football. To help coaches and parents determine when a cheerleader can return to cheerleading, the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators recently published the first guidelines: Stage 1 – No […]
>Art, like beauty, I suppose, is in the eye of the beholder. We witnessed that last Friday when Harrod Blank, an art car enthusiast and documentarian, brought three art cars to Children’s Medical Center for patients and employees to experience. The art cars – the Fantasy Van, the Camera Van and Pico de Gallo – […]
The minute I found out I was pregnant, I started receiving mail from diaper companies, portrait studios, kids’ furniture stores. I think my mailman knew I was pregnant before my husband did! The cord blood banks were pretty quick to identify me as a new target, too. The brochures featured sweet little wrinkly newborns and […]
>I’m not a Texan. I always tell people, “I wasn’t born here, but my babies will be.” I know that will never make me a Texan, but I hope it demonstrates to ya’ll that I intend to stay. I like it here, I like it a lot. Still, I never sat through Texas history (that […]