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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 ...

News

Heart Donation Gives Young Man New Life

For the first time in years, Landon Gardner doesn't struggle to breathe when he saddles his horse, Duke. ...

Mom Docs

What Parents Should Know About RSV

Your baby is coughing and can’t seem to catch their breath. RSV and other respiratory viruses can be scary in ...

Mom Docs

RSV & Croup: When is it time to see the doctor?

Winter is here, which means it’s cough season. But not all coughs are the same. In this video, learn about ...

Expert Advice

How to Spot the Signs of a Speech Disorder

Speech and language development isn’t always straightforward. Some children stutter. Others have trouble making certain sounds. Other children struggle because ...

Mom Docs

(GRAND)Parenting

I am writing this MomDocs article from a very interesting perspective today. Not only am I a ‘mom’ of four ...

Mom Docs

Swollen Lymph Nodes — Should I Be Worried?

Swollen lymph nodes are a common complaint in children and are almost always a harmless and temporary finding. In rare ...

Patient Stories

From Jackson, Mississippi, to St. Louis Children's Hospital: One Mom’s Quest for Her Son’s Cochlear Implant

Ian Farley, now age 12, was born with single-sided deafness. A cause for his deafness was never identified; according to ...

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 ...