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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When taking medicine is an important part of your child’s care, talking to them in an age-appropriate way about their prescriptions starting when they are young will help them as they grow and start to do more on their own. Increasing their skills when they are teenagers will help them manage their own care as adults. Read More

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Despite its big, scary-sounding name, molluscum contagiosum is a common and relatively harmless skin condition seen in many children. It comes in the form of bumps that range in size from a pinhead to a pencil eraser. Read More

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