Dr. Osteen's wife and children have traveled with him on previous medical missions. His wife Jennifer is a nurse.
Study looks at personalized treatment for high blood pressure in children
More than a million children in the US have high blood pressure, and the rate is on the rise.
But a lack of research about how to treat it has left doctors trying to make their best guess on which medicine to prescribe.
Dr. Joyce Samuel, a pediatric nephrologist with UTHealth and UT Physicians, is making big strides in that field.Read the full article
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Washing or rinsing raw chicken puts you at risk for illness, says USDA study
Individuals are putting themselves at risk for illness when they wash or rinse raw poultry says a study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Mindy Brashears, the USDA's Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, joined FOX 5 Tuesday and said the major cross-contamination concerns are focused around the sink where the chicken is washed. Brashears said it is important to both clean and sanitize areas of the kitchen that any part of the chicken came in contact with.
The USDA is recommending three easy options to help prevent illness when preparing poultry, or meat, in your home.Read the full article
Every 7 seconds a child is bullied in the United States
Every 7 seconds a child is bullied. It's a serious problem affecting so many of our youth. In fact, nearly 75% of school shootings have been linked to harassment and bullying.
Elementary school children are at the age when life should be care-free, happy, healthy and fun. It's when they learn how to make friends, grow and gain confidence. But it's also when they're learning how to deal with a problem most parents think wouldn’t happen this early on.
In a classroom Jenna Fondren asks, “ Has anyone in this room ever been bullied? I have . . . has anyone. Slowly hands go up as kids as young as 7- years-old, bravely admit they've been teased and pushed around.Read the full article