Angelina’s Angry Outbursts Were Baffling. A School Clinic Helped Make Sense of Them.

By Rhiannon Collette It all started with a simple ear infection. After spending a vacation swimming with her family, Angelina, 13, developed a nagging ear pain that wouldn’t go away. Her parents, self-employed small business owners, couldn’t afford insurance for their children, so Angelina’s mom, Brooke Loveless, searched fruitlessly to find a clinic that would [Continue Reading]

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Brain Surgery Saves Darren and Keeps A Family Dream On Schedule

By Evan Koch Belinda Everett and her grandson, Darren Martinez, have been looking forward to August 2019 for years. That’s when Darren will finally be a student in Everett’s fourth grade math class at Benavides Elementary School in South Texas. “He began talking about it when he was in first grade,” Everett said. “Darren would [Continue Reading]

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Searching for the Other Half of Daniel’s Heart and Finding Our Miracle, Our Team

By Staci Geiger I sat in the chair in the conference room, hands clasped, lips pursed. The tension that radiated from my head and shoulders was almost palpable among the three of us. My husband, Brian, my mom, and I had driven four hours in the early morning for a fetal echocardiogram at The Fetal [Continue Reading]

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Boy Who Underwent Three Open-Heart Surgeries Pays it Forward

By Evan Koch Every year, Mason Brown makes a pilgrimage back to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital wearing a custom-printed T-shirt emblazoned with the same slogan. “My heart beats thanks to the awesome CV Surg Team at CMHH.” Erinn Brown, Mason’s mom, has been embossing those words on her son’s shirts for years, each time noting [Continue Reading]

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Measles is Highly Contagious. Here’s How to Protect Your Family

By Rhiannon Collette On the heels of an announcement this week that measles cases have been identified in the Greater Houston region, many parents are wondering what they can do to best protect their children, especially those too young to have been fully vaccinated yet. While measles is a highly contagious disease that is easily [Continue Reading]

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Saving Sunlight: One Child’s Story of Survival

By Shannon Dillon Precious Cole has a message for every parent: what happened to her 3-year-old daughter, Sunlight, in the fall of 2018 can happen to any child. It started out as a quiet day at home. Cole was cleaning her house while Sunlight and her 5-year-old brother, Kemone, played in another room. After checking [Continue Reading]

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