Autism Spectrum Disorder: Do you know the signs to look for in your child?

The American Academy of Pediatrics defines Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as a group of related developmental disabilities that affect a child’s behavior as well as social and communication skills. On one end of the spectrum is Asperger’s Syndrome, characterized by social delays without speech issues. On the other end are those with severe autism. These [Continue Reading]

“How I went from NICU nurse to NICU mom.”

By Krysten C. Webber BSN, RN, Data Coordinator Thirteen years ago, I started my career as a nurse in the Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for one reason: I love working with babies and their families. Babies are so innocent and fragile, and I knew my calling was in caring for [Continue Reading]

“Four seconds is all it takes: The day my daughter nearly drowned.”

By Elizabeth Nuño, mom of four and wife to ABC sportscaster David Nuño On Monday, July 14, 2014, my daughter almost drowned. That evening, we were at our backyard neighbors’ house for a BBQ and swimming.  Our then 6-year-old twin boys knew how to swim and had one season of swim team under their belts. [Continue Reading]

Get Relief from Your Seasonal Allergies with Alternative Treatments.

Does pollen from blooming trees and flowers make your eyes water and your nose itch? If so, you are not alone. In recent years, there’s been a sharp increase in patients who suffer from various allergies for a host of reasons, including an overly hygienic lifestyle, lack of physical activity or a poor diet, according [Continue Reading]

Spring Forward: It’s Time to Reset Your Kid’s Inner Clock

Mohandas Gandhi once said, “Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”  But for many parents, frustration and even anger can quickly set in around bedtime with the start of daylight saving time. The amount of sleep lost from moving the clock forward just one hour can quickly turn to two and [Continue Reading]

Are Your Kids Safe from Fido’s Pills?

Pet pills that help keep your furry friends healthy may not be as harmless as you think when it comes to other members of your family. A new study found that medications intended for dogs and cats are now posing risks to children, with one poison control center in central Ohio logging hundreds of calls [Continue Reading]