News

St. Louis Children's Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

Mom Docs

Should I consider oral immunotherapy for my child with a peanut allergy?

Food allergies are very common in children. In fact, between 0.5-3% of children are reported to have peanut or tree ...

Mom Docs

Let’s Talk About Hives in Children

Urticaria (or hives) are common in children, with a lifetime prevalence of about 20 percent. However, since they cause itching ...

Departments

Quality Improvement Project Aims at Changing Steroid Prescribed for Asthma Exacerbations

A quality improvement project underway at St. Louis Children’s Hospital has the goal of educating pediatric emergency medicine physicians and ...

Expert Advice

Finding the Right Allergy Treatment

Help manage your child’s sniffling and sneezing this fall. Uncontrolled allergies can affect your child’s daily life, activities and sleep ...

Mom Docs

Food Allergies at School: Your Responsibility as a Parent

If your child has a classmate with food allergies, what are your responsibilities as a parent? Did you know that ...

Mom Docs

When Should I Introduce Peanuts to My Baby?

Food allergies are a concern for many new parents. When they bring a new baby home, parents focus on what ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Inhalers

Some people have difficulty breathing due to illnesses which constrict their airways. Medications for these respiratory symptoms can be given ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Pneumonia

During normal respiration, air travels through the nose, down the trachea, and into smaller and smaller airways called bronchi. The ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Bronchodilators

During normal respiration, air travels through the nose, down the trachea, and into smaller and smaller airways called bronchi. In ...