Covenant Children's Hospital and Texas Children's hospital recently announced a partnership that helps ensure children of Lubbock and West Texas now have access to world-class pediatric cardiovascular surgery care.
March is National Nutrition Month. KLBK's Brittany Escobar sat down with a Covenant dietitian to talk about healthy meals.
Rachel Briers meets with Dr. Christopher Rose to talk about the upcoming time change and how you can adapt faster.
We talk to Dr. David Gray about what to look for when it comes to our kids and the cold and flu.
According to a Columbia University study, half of the 300,000 teenagers interviewed for the study get under seven hours of sleep a night.
February 8th through the 14th is Feeding Tube Awareness week. KLBK'S Brittany Escobar sat down with 6-year-old Brynne Bigham and her mom as they share their story of life with a feeding tube.
Rachel Briers visits with Dr.William Parker to learn more about how you can keep your children's teeth healthy and the great outreach program Covenant is offering for the South Plains area.
The Texas Tech service organization recently donated nearly $5,000 to Covenant's Perinatal Bereavement Services.
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. KLBK'S Brittany Escobar has more from a Covenant doctor who says planning and prevention are key.
Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the United States. KLBK's Rachel Briers visited with Autumn Desoto at Covenant this week to learn more about how parents can keep their children healthy through good diet and exercise.
Brent Anderson draws and donates portraits to the family of children battling cancer.
Cold and flu season is upon us but this is also the time of year we see more ear infections in children.
“We had a great year this year. We had $26 thousand donated to the Lindsay Callaway Fund throughout the year.” Rick Callaway said.
Doctors at Covenant Health are looking to the arts for ways to bring comfort to patients. The new Art in Medicine program received a generous donation from Blue Star Connection. Covenant Health is their newest hospital to be given thousands of dollars worth of musical instruments for therapy. KLBK'S Brittany Escobar shows us how the program is helping already.
A Covenant expert gives us some advice on how to keep your child safe when the temperature drops.
Covenant Children's was recognized as part of The Joint Commission's 2014 annual report "America's Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety," for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for children's asthma.
Covenant Health announced that Covenant Medical Center recently has received five stars for the quality of certain procedures in orthopedics, neurosciences, pulmonary, gastrointestinal and appendectomy care from Healthgrades.
National Diabetes Month is winding down but it continues to be an important topic with the disease becoming a growing problem in the U.S. KLBK talks to a local mother & daughter about their struggles as well as an endocrinologist for Covenant Health.
As the holiday season quickly approaches we all know things can get a little hectic and even stressful. But how you handle stress could affect your children. KLBK'S Brittany Escobar reports in the Covenant Children's Report.
KLBK's Rachel Briers introduces us to Covenant's Kids' Cafe.
Kids spend all year looking forward to dressing-up and getting that candy on Halloween. Parents can get ready for Halloween night, too with a few safety tips from Covenant doctors.
From picking out the safest costumes to inspecting your kid's candy, Covenant experts give you some helpful Halloween tips.
We talk to Lindsey Kennelly who is the manager over at Arrington Breast Center about the importance of compressing the breast during a mammogram.
Because bullying and suicide go hand in hand, the South Plains Suicide Prevention Coalition and Covenant Children's Hospital are partnering together for the first time for this year's Bullying and Suicide Prevention Summit.
Covenant Hosts the "Great Expectations Baby Expo"
For kids in the hospital during any type of holiday can be hard. But thanks to the help of community partners like Spirit Halloween the child life department helps provide fun and distraction for kids... and between the two groups they will do anything for the kids.
Doctors at Covenant are gearing up for flu season. Here is the U.S. we tend to see the epidemic between October and May. As October quickly approaches KLBK'S Brittany Escobar talked with a Covenant pediatrician about prevention and new options.
An estimated 35 million kids play organized sports each year and a good portion of those kids will get some type of sports-related injury. Rachel Behnke visited Michael Gore, an athletic trainer for Covenant sports medicine, to find out information on sports injuries and how Covenant can help.
The Tucker family shares their story of their son Parks battle with Childhood Cancer.
Every Christmas the Callaway family donates toys to Covenant's Childrens Hospital. This year some hospital workers are helping the family get an early start.
As students start the new year a Covenant dietician wants to remind parents a healthy lunch plays a big role in school success. KLBK'S Brittany Escobar has more your Health Matters.
School's right around the corner, which means now is the time for your kids to start adjusting bed time to a school sleep schedule.
A local physical therapist explains how choosing the right back is the most important purchase for back to school.
Jim Powell spent his career at Covenant working with sick and dying children. His new book "The Corner Room" is a look back at some of his most memorable patients.
Local doctors are warning parents to take care of their children's required vaccines before the first day of school.
Arthritis is a common term typically used for older adults but arthritis does sometimes affect children.
Durning summer months, more children are expected to be outdoors more.
New research shows vaccinations to be both safe and critically important.
June is scoliosis awareness month, and it’s a relatively common condition affecting about one in 1,000 children.
Summer is in full swing. Meaning the kiddos are ready for some splish splashing. Before you let them loose in the water, here are a few tips to stay water safe. KLBK'S Brittany Escobar reports.
How can you tell if your kids are at risk of heat stroke? Covenant pediatrician Dr. David Gray gives parents the information they need to know.
Covenant Children's creates Teen Town for Adolescent Patients
Covenant Children's creates Teen Town for Adolescent Patients
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. City leaders and the Lubbock community came together for this years Child Abuse Summit at Covenant to learn ways to identify and prevent child abuse.
KLBK brings you this week's Covenant Health Matters report.
A coo, smile, eye contact, those are ways babies communicate with their parents. But should you worry if your child isnt interacting? As KLBK's Brittany Escobar reports, a local doctor says It could be an early sign of Autism.
KLBK looks into the dangers of congenital heart disease.
HEART DISEASE IS OFTEN SILENT, HIDDEN AND MISUNDERSTOOD...THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HAS A MOVEMENT THAT INVITES MEN, WOMEN AND LOCAL BUSINESSES OF LUBBOCK TO PARTICIPATE IN WEARING RED.
KLBK's Brittany Escobar looks into frost bite and how to avoid it.
KLBK's Evan Onstot brings us some Covenant tips on keeping your entire family fit.