6 Signs Your Child May Have an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are characterized by unhealthy approaches to eating, weight and exercise. But they are more than a refusal to eat healthy; eating disorders are complex psychiatric disorders. If your child has an eating disorder, he or she also might have problems with self-image, anxiety and even depression. As many as 24 million people in [...]

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Children’s Health announces Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Renowned orthopaedic surgeon brings expertise to Plano campus DALLAS, TX  – Children’s HealthSM announces the creation of the Children’s Health Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine based at the Children’s Medical Center Plano campus. The new pediatric-focused orthopaedic and sports medicine program will be developed with the direction of James R. Andrews, M.D., an [...]

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Are you Prepared to Help your Child Cope with Anxiety?

Anxiety disorders affect one in eight children and, if they go unrecognized and untreated, can lead to poor school performance or socialization, loss of sleep and even eventual substance abuse. 7 Types of Anxiety While anxiety is a normal emotional response to stress, anxiety disorders are psychiatric illnesses characterized by constant and overwhelming worry or [...]

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How Much Do You Know About Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest? Sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart abruptly stops functioning. When the heart is no longer pumping blood to the brain and other vital organs, death can occur within minutes. “While not common, sudden cardiac arrest is more devastating in young people,” says William Scott, M.D., Co-Director of The Heart [...]

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Children’s Health to present Congressman Barton with “Champions for Children’s Health” award

  Children’s HealthSM commends Congressman Barton for introducing groundbreaking legislation in the U.S. House for underserved children with complex medical needs   DALLAS, TX (February 17, 2015) — Children’s Health will present the “Champions for Children’s Health” award to Congressman Joe Barton on Tuesday, February 17, at 11 a.m. in the main lobby of Children’s [...]

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