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2012-03-27 02:27:41

HOUSTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital announced the start of labor and delivery services and the arrival of its first baby, a healthy boy, at its landmark new facility, Texas Children's Pavilion for Women. The nationally-ranked children's hospital has now fully expanded into obstetrical and gynecological care with the completion of its 15-story, $575-million state-of-the-art hospital which is staffed, designed and equipped to be among the nation's premier centers...

2012-02-21 08:00:00

Texas Children's Hospital Sponsors 2012 March for Babies HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an average week, 1,001 Texas babies are born preterm, and 48 babies die before their first birthday. Prematurity is the leading cause of death for newborns, and Texas Children's Hospital wants to help change this as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2012 Houston March for Babies. To view a video about the Texas Children's sponsorship, please see:...

2012-02-08 07:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Montblanc announced today a new and unique charitable partnership with Texas Children's Hospital. Montblanc and Texas Children's Cancer Center have joined together to support excellence in patient care, research and education to enhance the health and well being of our nation's children. To show personal commitment to this cause, Montblanc has created a collection of woven leather bracelets with portions of proceeds to be donated to Texas...

2010-10-06 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael A. Belfort, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert in maternal-fetal medicine and fetal intervention, has been named Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Obstetrician and Gynecologist-in-Chief at Texas Children's Hospital. Belfort's appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2011. Belfort will be instrumental in shaping a new era at Texas Children's as it enters the final year of...

2010-09-07 11:32:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health (www.nih.gov) today announced expanded funding of the Baylor College of Medicine Human Microbiome Project clinical program initiated last year at Texas Children Hospital (www.texaschildrens.org). The program will receive $3.4 million over three years to broaden the current study of pediatric abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome. A key question will be how human microbes affect pain signaling in the...

2010-07-01 21:00:00

HOUSTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Partners in OB/GYN Care, a prominent private obstetrics and gynecology practice based in Houston. As the construction of Texas Children's new 15-story maternity center progresses, this acquisition is a strategic cornerstone of the hospital's expansion into a new era -- caring for women prior to pregnancy, during pregnancy and after delivery. For more information on...

2008-06-05 18:00:38

HOUSTON, June 5, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- U.S.News & World Report announced the results of the 2008 edition of America's Best Children's Hospitals, identifying the top 30 pediatric hospitals in the country. The comprehensive survey -- whose results appear in the June 9 issue of the magazine -- ranks Texas Children's Hospital in Houston No. 6 among the nation's pediatric hospitals. In addition to general pediatrics, for the first time U.S.News developed separate rankings in specific...