Gold Out: How Texas high school football and pediatric cancer research became teammates

Every fall, communities, parents and students are filled with exhilaration when their high school football team takes the field. We all believe, hope and dream that our team will be the state champion. As an employee of Rockdale ISD in Rockdale, Texas, Jeff Miller is part of this excitement and plays the role of athletic … Continue reading Gold Out: How Texas high school football and pediatric cancer research became teammates


Are you putting your baby to sleep safely?

Here’s what all parents need to know about safe infant sleep environments… According to a study published in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal Pediatrics in August 2016, the majority of parents are not placing their infants in safe sleeping positions. While this study is shining light on safe infant sleep practices, it’s important to … Continue reading Are you putting your baby to sleep safely?


Sugar industry blames saturated fat for heart disease

For decades we’ve been warned that saturated fat is the major culprit behind heart disease, leading to the food industry producing low-fat and fat free versions of many of our favorite foods. But an article published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that the sugar industry attempted to downplay sugar’s … Continue reading Sugar industry blames saturated fat for heart disease


Is cracking your knuckles bad for you? 5 Joint myths busted

When it comes to what can hurt our joints, illusions abound. So we asked Torrance Walker, MD, an orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth, to help clear up the confusion surrounding five common misconceptions. Climbing stairs can harm your knees. FALSE. “In fact, climbing … Continue reading Is cracking your knuckles bad for you? 5 Joint myths busted