Backpack Safety Tips for Your Child

September 17th, 2014

Is your child experiencing an aching back or shoulders? Stooped posture? Tingling in the arms? Weakened muscles? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then your child may be carrying too much weight or wearing his or her backpack...

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Mystery Virus Explained

September 15th, 2014

Recent news reports have been full of stories about a “mystery virus” that has affected a large number of children in the Midwestern United States.

This virus is no mystery, but rather a virus related to the family of viruses that...

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Meet a Member of the Epic Family: London

September 12th, 2014

It is our pleasure to introduce you to a little boy who has a very bright future ahead of him as he prepares for preschool thanks to the amazing progress he’s made in speech therapy.

Meet London, a 3-year-old boy who loves sports, food...

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Cardiac Medications and the Effects of Sun Exposure

September 10th, 2014

Have you reviewed your loved one’s medications lately to identify any possible side effects from sun exposure?

A photoallergenic episode, or a reaction as part of an increased sensitivity to the sun’s rays, can occur with children or...

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6 Sleep Safety Tips for Your Baby

September 5th, 2014

In honor of Baby Safety Month, we’re sharing some helpful information to keep your baby safe while sleeping.

Factors to consider when ensuring a safe sleep environment include your baby’s crib, the contents of the crib and the sleeping...

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Beaumont Team Celebrates 4-Year-Old Patient’s Incredible Milestone

September 3rd, 2014

There was a lot to celebrate in Beaumont, Texas, recently!

Aaralyn H., a 4-year-old Epic patient, had her tracheostomy removed last weekend and the team hosted an Epic party to celebrate!

Aaralyn has received in-home skilled...

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Music and Therapy: The Perfect Combination

August 29th, 2014

Did you know music can help your child succeed in therapy?

Music has the ability to create a fun atmosphere and improve the child’s attitude toward treatment and his or her therapist.

If your child experiences nervousness before...

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Beaumont Team Hosts Back-to-School Bash

August 27th, 2014

What do roller skating, back-to-school and pizza have in common? They’re all a part of the fun had at Epic Beaumont’s 3rd Annual Back-to-School Bash!

The Epic-sponsored event, held last Friday, allowed pediatric patients and their...

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El Paso Team Celebrates Northwest Hospital Groundbreaking

August 22nd, 2014

Last Friday, team members from our El Paso, Texas, office attended the groundbreaking of Northwest Hospital, a new teaching hospital to be built in northwest El Paso.

The hospital will operate as part of the Sierra Providence Health...

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6 Must-Dos for a Healthy School Year

August 20th, 2014

Summer is winding down and many families are busy preparing for the new school year. You may have finished your child’s back-to-school shopping, but have you addressed your child’s health and preventive care needs in preparation for the new...

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