700 Children's® – A Blog by Pediatric Experts

Posted by: Aimee K Heslop, PT, DPT on Jun 01, 2023

When a medical professional is actively involved and there is appropriate communication, young dancers are less likely to miss dance time, and there is a reduced injury rate. Learn what to do if you’re a dancer with an injury.

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Pediatric News You Can Use From America’s Largest Pediatric Hospital and Research Center

700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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What Is Neuroblastoma?

May 23, 2023

Most commonly diagnosed before age 5 years, neuroblastoma is the most common solid tumor outside of the brain in children. The average age of a child diagnosed with neuroblastoma is about 18 months old. Read More

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Vaginal Agenesis: What Is It?

May 18, 2023

Agenesis is a medical word that means a body part never formed before birth. The term vaginal agenesis means that the female does not have a vagina because it never formed. Vaginal agenesis affects about one in every 5,000 females. Read More

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Transitioning Foster Children into a New Home: How to Help

May 16, 2023

Although children may be removed from the home for a variety of reasons, it is often unexpected. While this can be a confusing and traumatizing time, there are resources and tools to help make this life event less stressful to a child in need of foster care services. Read More

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Drowning Prevention Is a Family Event

May 15, 2023

As the weather warms up, our minds will drift to fun family times outside at pools and the beach. Learning about drowning prevention and emergency care in case of an accident is a must before planning water activities. Read More

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What is Pediatric Feeding Disorder?

May 12, 2023

Feeding problems are some of the most common issues that families share with their pediatrician. Here is how to tell the difference between developmentally common picky eating and more serious feeding disorders. Read More

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The Dangers of Amber Teething Necklaces: What Parents Need to Know

May 10, 2023

Teething is one of the first milestones parents of little ones know all too well. Amber teething necklaces are popular in many parenting circles, but they are not a safe option for baby for two main reasons. Read More

Scoliosis: Is the Curve in Your Child's Spine Normal?

May 08, 2023

Scoliosis is defined as curvature in the spine greater than 10 degrees. Scoliosis is a relatively common condition that causes the spine to curve and rotate into a C or S shape instead of a straight line. Read More

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How Early Intervention Can Help Children Heal from Trauma

May 04, 2023

Trauma is based on what someone feels, so it’s best to listen to what the other person says about their experience. Read More