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Graduate Joshua Miller with his family

From Near-Fatal Brain Bleed to High School Graduation – A Survivor’s Story

Pediatric neurosurgeons at UH Rainbow help a high school senior recover from a life-threatening brain hemorrhage and look forward to the future.

Keep Kids Safe This Summer

Keep Kids Safe This Summer

Many summertime activities carry health risks for children. Help them avoid these hazards with some simple precautions.

”Jojo” Jones pictured before and after his kidney transplant procedure

Toddler Thrives After Receiving Kidney Transplant at UH Rainbow

After receiving a kidney transplant at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, one-and-a-half-year-old Josiah “Jojo” Jones is full of energy and doing great.

Worried single mother consoling her little girl who is having stomachache at home

When to Take Your Child to the Emergency Room for Gastrointestinal Illness

Recently, some doctors have seen an increase in children presenting with gastrointestinal symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. But when does your child’s stomach illness require emergency care?

Why Do Children Tend to Fight off COVID-19 Better Than Adults?

Though kids can get COVID-19 just as easily as adults, most infected children experience mild symptoms or no symptoms at all. Why is this?

Boy yawning in school

Spring Forward for Kids and Teens: Adjusting to the Time Change

With daylight saving time, we spring ahead – but losing an hour of sleep can cause problems for both parents and children. Learn how you can help ease the transition.

young teenage girl holding head with both hands

Mental Health Problems for Kids on the Rise with COVID Pandemic

The U.S. surgeon general recently sounded an alarm about a mental health crisis gripping the nation’s children and adolescents. Symptoms of depression and anxiety have spiked, as have emergency room visits for mental health issues.

runny nose

Why You Should Skip Cold Medicine for Young Kids

Children catch as many as six to eight colds per year. But before you reach for the over-the counter cold medicines, learn about their potential risks.

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