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Helmet Safety Facts | Safety Stop

Our friends at Safety Stop are back! Today, they’ll show us how to properly fit your child’s helmet. From biking ...

News

Children With Rare Gene Mutation Gather in St. Louis as Doctors, Researchers Try to Build Treatment Guide

Doctors and researchers at the GNAO1 clinic are trying to build a diagnostic and treatment guide for children impacted by ...

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Child Exercise | Best Practices to Encourage Children to Move

As parents, we know that exercise is important for our children. But how active should kids be? The American Heart ...

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Hyperinsulinism Center Offers Quick Assessment of Diffuse or Focal Disease

The Washington University Hyperinsulinism Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital is one of the few centers in the country to ...

Caregivers

Michelle Stecher was a Heart Center Patient 30 Years Ago and is Now an Inpatient Nurse

When Michelle Stecher was born 33 years ago, her doctors were at first unsure what to do for her. What ...

News

4,000th Cerebral Palsy Patient to Come to St. Louis Hospital for Life-Changing Surgery

Seven-year-old Ivy Rogers from Australia has become the 4,000th patient at St. Louis Children's Hospital to take steps after receiving ...

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Stress Fracture Symptoms in Kids

Once the shock subsides, it can be difficult to know whether your child’s pain is due to a stress fracture, ...

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Irregular Heartbeat in Children | Causes and Dangers

Has your child ever complained about an irregular heartbeat? This is a complaint that many children have. Often, children use ...

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Surviving the “Terrible Twos”: Positive Parenting Practices

As the mom of a 2.5-year-old daughter, every day is an adventure. She is in such a fun developmental stage ...