When I was graduating from high school, I wish I had known as much then about picking a college as I do now. As parents and students, there’s very little information available to prepare you for the journey of applying to schools and choosing your best option!
Cytomegalovirus is a very common virus that affects people of all ages and most people will be infected during their lifetime. About one out of every 200 babies is born with congenital CMV; meaning it was passed to them during pregnancy from their mother through the placenta.
When winter rolls around, it’s hard to keep kids active and engaged while staying warm inside. The good news is you don’t have to spend a fortune to have quality, creative playtime with kids. So, it’s time to put down mobile devices and have some unplugged downtime.
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It is expected that most children will return to typical functioning within 3-4 weeks following a concussion. A small portion of children can experience symptoms that continue for a longer duration. This is called Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS). Read More
Pilonidal disease is a chronic skin infection in the crease of the buttocks, affecting more than 70,000 people each year. A new treatment with laser hair removal may more safe and effective than shaving or surgery. Read about this option and find out if your child may qualify for our study. Read More
Many medical conditions require treatment that can impact long term fertility and reproductive health. OTC is a procedure that may allow girls and young women the opportunity to have children later in life by removing and freezing ovarian tissue before these treatments start. Read More
Hospice and Home-Based Palliative teams help provide support to patients dealing with life-limiting and terminal illnesses. Two therapies proven to be effective in helping this patient population are music therapy and massage therapy Read More
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare condition that has received much attention recently. The reports are scary, with most cases involving young healthy children who suffer from muscle weakness or paralysis that can last a long time. Read More
Having a child diagnosed with a life-long condition like diabetes can be very overwhelming, difficult and frustrating, but being informed can help you and your child manage this disease. Here's 10 things you need to know about type 1 diabetes. Read More
As social media continues to play a major role in our society, talking to your child about body positivity is more important than ever - and it’s not just a topic for girls. Boys struggle with body image too. Read More