Video Interview: Teen Depression

How can you tell if your teen is depressed? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Pediatric Neuropsychologist Peter L. Stavinoha, Ph.D., manager of the Neuropsychology Service at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center Dallas, talks about the differences between typical moodiness and teen depression. Leave us a comment to tell us about how you talk to your child about teen depression. [...]

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Video Interview: Ear Infections

What’s the best way to treat an ear infection? With cold and cough season starting, it’s also the time of year pediatricians start seeing young children with ear infections. In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Ron Mitchell, M.D., the Division Director of ENT at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center, talks about how to treat an ear infection. [...]

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Tips for Eating Wholesome on a Budget

Q. How do I increase the amount of “whole” foods (food that are free from additives or artificial substances) in my family’s diet without doubling our food budget? A. When it comes to health, “real” foods (foods that are mostly natural, with little processing) are best. Forget the diet foods and low-calorie cookies. Focus on adding whole, [...]

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Video Interview: Halloween Safety Tips

How are you keeping your children safe this Halloween? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Molly Bloomfield, an Injury Prevention Specialist at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center, shares some Halloween safety tips for parents. If you’re looking for some healthy alternatives to handing out candy, read about ways you can have a healthy Halloween. [...]

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Have a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is almost here, and your little trick-or-treaters are probably getting really excited. But before the big night arrives, Carolyn Ashworth, M.D., the Healthy Lifestyle Program Adviser at Children’s HealthSM, would like to share some tips to help you keep Halloween fun but make it a little healthier. Healthy Halloween Treats Candy that is high [...]

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What Is 3-D Printing and How Does It Make Lives Better?

Picture a tool that allows a surgical team to plan and rehearse a surgery without making a single incision. Imagine a technology that enables a medical practitioner to virtually peel back the layers of soft tissue to provide greater understanding of a particular patient’s anatomy before an operation. Envision a teaching device that educates the [...]

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