700 Children's® – A Blog by Pediatric Experts

Posted by: Taylor Hartlaub, MD, MPH on May 25, 2022


As summer approaches, children are headed outside to play. For many children, this means dusting off their bikes, scooters, roller blades, skateboards, and/or hoverboards to cruise around the neighborhood. Along with these toys, children should be grabbing their helmet every time they ride.

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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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Post-COVID conditions, also called long COVID, long-haul COVID or post-acute COVID-19, occur where someone does not recover as quickly as expected following COVID-19 infection. In some cases, symptoms can last weeks or months, and a child’s typical functioning may be impacted. Read More

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The infant formula shortage that is currently impacting the United States has reached an unprecedented level. It has left families wondering what they should feed their children if they cannot find their usual formula. Read More

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Home Safety Series: The Kitchen

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The kitchen is the heart of many families’ homes. Because it’s used so often for a variety of activities, it’s a high-risk injury area. Follow these tips to keep your family safer in the kitchen. Read More

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