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Teaching parents to be teachers

Trica Zucker and student

June 16, 2019

Tricia Zucker, PhD, understands the basic challenges parents face when trying to engage their children in learning. She has daughters, including a four-year-old.  She also tutored fifth-graders after school who could not read.


Perfectly imperfect

Doctor Jorge Salazar and Abigail Franklin

June 15, 2019

Eve and John Franklin knew something was wrong with Abigail’s heart before she was born. An ultrasound revealed it was struggling to keep pace with her growing body.


Hurricane & flood: Prepare before the storm

Hurricane & flood: Prepare before the storm

May 31, 2019

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through November 30. Learn how to prepare before the storm and what to do after the storm has arrived.



Two heartbeats, one limitless love

The Dugger Family

May 26, 2019

Christine and Blake Dugger were elated to learn they would be adding another child to their family of four, and they were astonished when an ultrasound detected an extra heartbeat. Twins were on the way, and the Duggers felt divinely blessed. But their enchanting dream turned into a harrowing nightmare when deadly conditions threatened the lives of both twins. In a desperate search for answers, Christine journeyed 2,000 miles to visit a renowned UTHealth maternal-fetal medicine physician, whose surgical expertise and compassion created the best outcome — and delivered the ultimate gift.




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