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Mom Docs

The Dangers of Juuling | Keeping Your Teen Safe

Juuling is the new “cool” thing to do among teenagers. Have you heard of it? If you’re like many parents, ...

Patient Stories

Nerve Surgery Leads to Remarkable Recovery After Boating Accident 

It was a perfect, sunny Memorial Day weekend on a private lake near New Florence, Missouri, when Ashton Yates, 11, ...

Departments

The Head-Heart Connection

In search of the best way to protect the brain development of children with congenital heart disease Dr. Ortinau hopes ...

Patient Stories

Owen Kicked Cancer - Twice

Owen has been through more than most kids his age. “Owen is, and always will be, a survivor, but there’s ...

Departments

Clinic Helps Children With Congenital Heart Disease Reach Their Full Potential

Children with congenital heart disease are now surviving and living longer lives because of advances in surgeries and medical management. ...

Departments

Cancer Research Takes a Quantum Leap

Todd Druley, MD, PhD, a Washington University pediatric oncologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, has been awarded the Hyundai Hope ...

Mom Docs

It’s Here – Fall Respiratory Virus Season

Fall respiratory virus season is upon us! If you haven’t experienced it up close and personal yet, count yourself lucky. ...

Expert Advice

Permission To Treat

Permission to Treat Form Thinking of leaving the kids with their grandparents for a weekend getaway? Or perhaps your son ...

Mom Docs

Emergency Room Discharge | What’s Next?

As your ER visit progresses and your child begins to feel a little better, you’re both probably anxiously waiting to ...