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Child Health

3 signs of mental illness in children

July 5, 2019
Signs that your child or teenager may need assistance to improve their mental health, and how you can help

Top 5 injuries and illnesses of the summer

May 31, 2019
Summer is a time fun in the sun, but this fun is often associated with certain injuries and illnesses

Do I have allergies or a cold?

April 16, 2019
Seasonal allergies can cause a number of symptoms like sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes, but they do not cause fever

Child abuse: It’s everyone’s business

April 11, 2019
A forensic nurse discusses the role of physical child abuse, emotional child abuse, sexual child abuse and neglectful child abuse in society

Teething tips and tricks

November 11, 2016
Getting your child off to a good start with their new teeth

Spotting even the smallest tuberculosis infections to save even the tiniest patients

October 3, 2016
How Texas A&M researchers are developing new ways of detecting infection that might be especially helpful in children

Standing desks lead to improved BMI in children, research shows

August 23, 2016
In landmark study, desks that encourage elementary school-age children to stand during class are shown to cut down on obesity, lower BMI trajectory

INFOGRAPHIC: Get the facts on vaccines and children

May 18, 2016
Millions of deaths occur each year from vaccine-preventable diseases

Infographic: How do I handle breast milk?

August 6, 2015

Human milk is a fresh, living food with many antioxidant, antibacterial, probiotic and immune boosting properties. This guide will help you understand the different ways to handle and store human milk which is essential for breastfeeding success.

Fighting childhood obesity starts at home

July 10, 2015

To help better understand the cause of the growing obesity epidemic, Alison Pittman, M.S.N., RN, CPN, assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing, shares a few lifestyle-based solutions that can have an impact well past childhood.