St. Louis Children's Hospital occupational therapist Nicole Weckherlin says the tablet devices help special education students on multiple levels.
It’s been three years since Alex was diagnosed with Wilms tumor, a rare kidney cancer, when he was just 4-years-old. Since then, his family has faced the constant ups and downs of having a child with cancer.
Karen Young is the mother of 2-year-old Abigail Young, a heart patient at St. Louis Children’s Hospital who spent the first eight months of her life in the hospital. Karen Young shares a few of the ways the hospital made a difference in her family’s lives.
At St. Louis Children’s Hospital, patient safety is the first and foremost priority on people’s to-do lists and calendars. That's why every business day, 21 hospital departments and representatives from inpatient units join a conference call to report on safety-related matters.
The Frontline for Hope, a 6-part documentary-style series shot at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, won two regional Emmy awards, including an Emmy for “Current Affairs Program Special.”
So often, kids wind up in our care for things that seem small at the time. For Galen, it was high school football try-outs. Symptoms surfaced on the field in July 2012 that would result in a leukemia diagnosis. We watch these kids fight every day. It’s time everyone else has the chance to hear them ROAR!
Jacque, who was diagnosed this summer with myocarditis and cardiomyopathy, became the hospital’s fourth patient to receive a Heartware device since it began using the technology in 2012. She will likely require a heart transplant. First, her organs need a chance to recover from several months of deterioration.
St. Charles native Brandon Bollig, a forward for the NHL Champion Chicago Blackhawks, brought the Stanley Cup today to St. Louis Children’s Hospital patients.
Like a DVR for a child’s medical history, new technology in the Pediatric Intensive Care unit at St. Louis Children’s Hospital allows physicians to rewind through hours, days or even months of vital signs for each child, enabling deeper insight into the child’s symptoms, and more accurate and informed medical care.
Patients Zara Corcoran, 11, and Victor Kelbaugh, 10, met in the Pediatric ICU. Their friendship brought joy to two lives filled with multiple medical issues.
Keyoney Jenkins will be remembered not for what happened while on the Berlin heart in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, but for what didn’t happen.
The Frontline for Hope wrapped up a season where the theme reflected the show’s title. The six-part docuseries aired on KSDK, and followed children with varying diagnoses and medical needs, some who came from across the country or even across the globe.
A documentary-style series highlighting the patients of St. Louis Children’s Hospital will debut this March on KSDK. “The Front Line for Hope,” will run in half-hour weekly episodes Saturday nights, starting March 16th. The series follows several patients, families and hospital staff throughout their personal hospital journeys.
In an effort to reduce gun-related accidents, representatives from more than a dozen area trauma centers and law enforcement agencies will be distributing FREE GUN LOCKS at various locations throughout the region.
Doctors at St. Louis Children’s Hospital credit experimental lung assist device called a Quadrox for saving baby Eleni's life.
Until further notice, Kingshighway is closed from I-64/40 to Children's Place due to a water main break.
Parents are encouraged to watch the PBS town hall with their teens.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a five-year, $3.3 million grant to study children with weakened immune systems to identify the viruses that make children sick.
Katelyn's story caught the eye of local singer/songwriter Erin Bode, who wrote a song about her - and used a recording of Katelyn's heartbeat as the rhythm.
A most beloved member of the TOUCH dog therapy team at St. Louis Children's hospital recently retired. Nel, the dalmatian and her peppy handler June Brennan-Mueller have been working side-by-side at Children's for 10 years.