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pediatrics

Patient Story

From patient to nurse technician

Christopher Love forged an indomitable spirit in his teenage fight against a rare type of cancer. The experience changed his life—and it's now shaping his career.

Patient Story

‘The greatest feeling ever’

Little Tinley never stops smiling—from adoption as a baby through months of leukemia treatments and, now, a happily ever after.

Generations after ban, pesticides linger

Long-prohibited chemicals are still showing up in the blood of expectant moms—and it's likely affecting development of the baby.

The brain: Amazingly resilient

Patients recovered most of their function after pediatric epilepsy surgery, which entailed removal or severing up to half the brain.

New guidelines on ADHD

Criteria raises the minimum age for onset of symptoms to age 12 and encourages doctors to rule out other causes of the behavior.

Patient Story

‘It is the hardest day’

Two boys, both born early, fill the Neubert family with joy.

Sports—a boot camp for life skills?

Children who engage in organized team sports often display better socio-emotional skills in later years.

A battle plan for the information age

Your family can develop a detailed, written agreement on do's and don'ts to ensure you thrive in this topsy-turvy tech era.

Beware the ball pit

Scientists took a few samples from these colorful play areas and tested them in a lab. The conclusion: Well, read on.

Teens and tech—a troublesome pair

New research bolsters the notion that youngsters are spending too much time on smartphones and not enough on social interactions, exercise and sleep.

Restful nights make for bright minds

Children who consistently get proper sleep are apt to see better outcomes in brain development and academic performance.

1 in 12 U.S. kids has a food allergy

It's likely that those who have this issue in childhood will also have it in adulthood.

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