Today’s highly structured lifestyle, with two working parents, tight schedules and busy school agendas, often makes family time a leisure activity of the past. However, what a child wants most – what a child needs – is family time with no goal in mind except to build positive memories and have fun. Kids learn best … Continue reading Children Learn Best Through Play
With adults, it’s easy to tell when we haven’t had enough sleep. We’re sluggish, we yawn a lot and we typically verbalize/complain about how tired we are (or maybe that’s just me?). But with children, the signs of sleep deprivation can be completely different. If your child seems overly active during the day, is a … Continue reading Could Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?
A man has watched one of his children pass away and is watching helplessly as another clings to life. As he faces grief and hopelessness, all he wants it to be connected to his faith. “[The family] wanted to talk to an imam (a spiritual leader of the Muslim faith),” said Scott & White chaplain, … Continue reading Scott & White Hospital chaplains provide more than a prayer
Being admitted to the hospital often brings uncertainty. Luckily, there is someone who will be with you each step of the way to ease your concerns and coordinate your care. At Scott & White, there are special doctors dedicated to our patients in the hospital full-time. These doctors are known as hospitalists and play an … Continue reading Hospitalists: With you each step of your stay
The clanking of trays and carts, multiple visitor conversations in the hallway, beeps, chimes and alarms from the equipment in your room—the sounds in a hospital room can be annoying, distracting and disturbing when you’re trying to rest, heal or recover. To help promote a more relaxing and calming hospital stay for you, the Round … Continue reading Bringing nature’s healing power inside
It’s here. Flu season. And it’s brought along its friends: coughing, sneezing, body aches and fever. Not only is it a literal pain to your body, it can also be a dangerous gateway for more serious conditions, especially for children. “The most important way you can protect you and your child from getting the flu … Continue reading Help Your Child Fend Off the Flu with the H1N1 Combo Vaccine and Healthy Hand-washing Habits
Do you ever leave your doctor’s visit recalling something you forgot to mention or can’t remember about the prescribed medication? If so, you’re not alone. Make the most out of your next visit by creating a health journal – a place to store all of your health related information. Your personal health journal should include: … Continue reading Team = You + your doctors
Eyewear has come a long way since the days of cat glasses and hard contact lenses. These days, contact lenses are softer, more comfortable—even “breathable.” Glasses now come in just about every shape and size, and are even considered by some to be a fashion accessory. But the fact is, most people who are permanently … Continue reading Scott & White unveils newest Lasik laser in Central Texas