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What Is a Posterior Tongue Tie, and Is It a Reason to Perform a Tongue Clip?

Jonathan Grischkan, MD, otolaryngologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital answers this common question from primary care providers.

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When Should Breastfed Babies Be Supplemented?

Vanessa L. Shanks, MD, neonatologist and medical director of the Lactation program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital answers this commonly asked question.

Specialists Collaborate to Improve Ovary Preservation

Race Is a Risk Factor for Postoperative Death in Apparently Healthy Children in United States

African American children were nearly 3.5 times more likely to die within 30 days after surgery, compared to white peers.

Pediatrics Nationwide COVID and CHD

COVID-19 in Children With Congenital Heart Disease

Data are still emerging, but COVID-19 – and the subsequent inflammatory syndrome sometimes seen in children – could have serious cardiac impacts.

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Study of Children With COVID-19 Admitted to US and Canadian Pediatric Intensive Care Units

New publication examines the characteristics and outcomes of children with COVID-19 who were admitted to North American PICUs.

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Fighting Back Against COVID-19 Misinformation on the Web

Misinformation on the internet is nothing new, but in the age of COVID-19, it is more important than ever for health care experts to speak up for evidence-based care.

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How to Increase Continuous Glucose Monitoring Utilization in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

An innovative quality improvement project grew the use of CGM nearly six-fold in 2 years.

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Oral Food Challenges: The Most Important Test in Diagnosing Food Allergy

Food allergies currently affect 5-8% of children and can dramatically impact their family by increasing anxiety and decreasing quality of life.

Cystic Fibrosis Modulators Improve Killing of Bacteria

Reducing Asthma-Related Emergency Department Visits

Through serial interventions and teamwork, the initiative reduced asthma-related ED utilization rates by nearly 4% per year at a time when national rates were rising.

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Encouraging First Report of Systemic Delivery of Micro-dystrophin Gene Therapy in Children With DMD

Researchers have published results from the first four patients treated in the first clinical trial of systemic delivery of micro-dystrophin gene therapy in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Initial findings suggest that the therapy can provide functional improvement that is greater than that observed under the standard of care.