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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 ...

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How Do You Know If You’re a Helicopter Parent? | The Signs and How to Stop

The dreaded helicopter parent. No one wants to be one, but how can we be sure we’re not being overbearing ...

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Keeping Your Cross Country Runner Healthy and Uninjured

As we head towards the beginning of August, high school sports will be getting back into full swing. Kids will ...

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Speech Development Expectations: From Infancy to Preschool

From cooing, to babbling, to words, to full sentences! Dr. Maithilee Menezes, pediatric otolaryngologist, walks you through what to expect ...

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Dry Scooping – The Latest Dangerous Social Media Trend

Parents should be aware of the latest TikTok and social media trend of “dry scooping” pre-workout powder. “Dry scooping” is ...

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SLCH Cares For Heart Disease Patient From Infancy Into Adulthood

In 1987, at 18 months old, Alex Dixon was the first infant at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) to successfully ...

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Your Child’s Toothache: What’s Causing It & How to Remedy It

Tooth pain can feel like the worst pain of your life. What might start out as a bit of sensitivity ...

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Drowning Myths Dispelled – What You Need to Know

Summertime for kids means fun activities! The weather is nicer and more kids are spending time playing outdoors and cooling ...

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Being a Present Parent: Everything to Know About Intentional Parenting

With an infinite number of parenting strategies out there, which is the best one for you? Dr. Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric discusses ...