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Novel Nerve Transfer Surgery Gives Hope for Patients with AFM

Watch one patient's story In late 2018, a polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) was making headlines as cases ...

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Moyamoya Expertise Allows Stacey to Bounce Back After Strokes 

As 6-year-old Stacey was getting ready for her bath, she suddenly couldn’t move her left arm. Moments later, the left ...

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Meet the Brains Behind Concussion Care: Mark Halstead, MD

Growing up in Wisconsin, Mark Halstead, MD, a Washington University pediatric sports medicine physician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, played ...

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New Journey Begins with Heart-Lung Transplant

As first-time parents, Kali and Patrick Bowman, of Springfield, Missouri, have learned more than their fair sure about caring for ...

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Surgery App Keeps Doctors and Families in Communication

St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) is among the first St. Louis-area hospitals to use EASE (Electronic Access to Surgical Events), ...

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Newborn Pulse Ox Test Saves Baby Grayson’s Life

When first-time parents Genell and Daniel Reynolds held their newborn little boy Grayson, they were overjoyed. Genell had a healthy, ...

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Study Shows Increased Risk of Hearing Decline in Some Cancer Survivors

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have determined that a diagnosis of asymmetric hearing loss (AHL) in some pediatric ...

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Elward Named Chief Medical Officer

On January 1, 2019, Alexis Elward, MD, MPH, was named chief medical officer at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She will ...

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Warner Appointed Chief of Newborn Medicine

On January 1, 2019, Barbara Warner, MD, MS, transitioned to chief of newborn medicine. Dr. Warner succeeds F. Sessions Cole, ...