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COVID-19 Vaccine: Safe for Kids 5 Years and Up

We’ve been waiting for this news! The FDA has authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5-11. That’s right ...

News

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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What to Do When Your Teen Wants a Lip or Tongue Piercing

So, your teen wants a lip or tongue piercing. YIKES! Is it actually something to be concerned about? The short ...

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Holiday Safety: Tips to Keep Your Family Safe This Season

It seems hard to believe, but the winter holidays will soon be here! I am looking forward to seeing relatives ...

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Pediatric Emergency Room: What Sets it Apart from the Regular ER?

What do you do when your kid takes a tumble and needs to go to the ER? Will they be ...

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Maintaining A Routine During Holiday Breaks & Smooth Back-to-School Transitions

It’s that time of year again! Our favorite creature comforts are pumpkin flavored and apple-cinnamon scented. The boots, scarves, and ...

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Newborn and Infant Winter Safety Tips

As we head into winter this year, there are many things to remember when caring for your infant or newborn ...

Patient Stories

Teen Athlete Fights Rare Knee Condition With Surgery, Rehab and Hard Work

When Nina Simpson was 5, her mother enrolled her in a gymnastics program hoping to channel her endless energy. It ...

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Skin-to-Skin Contact: Benefits for Both Baby and Parents

Baby’s first cuddle is very important. When you first see your newborn you might just have the urge to hold ...