Swab a Cheek. Save a Life.

For patients diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases, a bone marrow or cord blood transplant may be their best or only hope for a cure. Yet 70% of patients who need a transplant do not have a matching donor in their family. They depend on Be The Match® an international marrow donor program [...]

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Measles Outbreak: The 5 Answers You May Be Looking For

Our expert’s message is simple — parents need to vaccinate their children. “It would be a tragedy if measles once again took a foothold in this country,” –Dr. Jeffrey Kahn, Division Director of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Health. In the first month of this year, more than 100 people have contracted measles, more cases than [...]

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5 Healthier Alternatives for Your Super Bowl Feast

For most, feasting and football go hand-in-hand on Super Bowl Sunday. Does it surprise you that the average American eats a day’s worth of calories during the game? It’s easier than you may think to create healthier alternatives to the typical game-day snack options. Children’s Health Registered Dietitian Rachel Barraco offers us five ideas for [...]

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Everyone Wins With Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

Every year, Super Bowl Sunday offers your family a variety of great entertainment options: the action on the field, the halftime show, the commercials. But the one attraction that everyone looks forward to is the one you have the most control over — the food. During this year’s big game, serve your family snacks that [...]

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From 2014 Player of the Week to Super Bowl Hopeful

With the Super Bowl coming up this Sunday, it has us curious if any of the weekly winners of our 2014 High School Football Player of the Week polls will play in the big game one day. You did an outstanding job of voting during the football season for the TXA 21 and Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center Player of [...]

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