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hypertension in kids

High Blood Pressure: Kids Can Have It Too

High blood pressure, which is sometimes called hypertension, affects about one in three adults in the United States. But this health problem doesn’t just affect adults.

kidney stones in kids

Childhood Kidney Stones May Lead To Long-Term Health Concerns

An increasing number of kids and teens have experienced the agony of kidney stones. Now health experts have concerns about their long-term health.

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How You Can Help Your Child Avoid Sugar Overload This Halloween

A small amount of Halloween candy is not going to make or break a child’s weight or a parent’s dental bill. The problem is that for many families, it is not just one night of candy but many weeks' worth of candy bars, lollipops, toffee and more.

Frances Noonan

Returning Home to Receive Pioneering Treatment

A Colorado woman enrolled in a UH clinical trial that combines immunotherapy with laser-guided surgery for treatment of a recurrent brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme.

breast cancer

A Long Journey with Immeasurable Rewards

In 1990, Renee Bonner began treatment for breast cancer following a routine exam. She has been in cancer treatment ever since. Watch her inspiring story.

cold urticaria

Yes, You Really Can Be Allergic To Cold Weather

Dislike of frigid temperatures may have some of us declaring that we are allergic to the cold. But for some people, an allergy to the cold is real.

the science of kindness

The Science Behind Kindness and How It Benefits Your Health

UH Rainbow psychiatrist Marcie Hall, MD, explains the research-backed health benefits of kindness – and how you can develop this powerful habit.

halloween and coronavirus

How You Can Celebrate Halloween During COVID-19

You and your family can celebrate Halloween – but the holiday may look a little bit different than it did last year. Even so, there are ways to have fun on Halloween – and keep you and your family healthy.

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