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Setting Consequences for Teenagers | Parenting Tips

No matter how great our kids are, they all make mistakes. When their judgment is poor or they wind up ...

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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, ...

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Number 4,000 – Dr. Park Reaches an SDR Surgical Milestone

By Pam McGrath On November 15, 2018, Washington University neurosurgeon T.S. Park, MD, performed his 4,000 selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) ...

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Malone Appointed Medical Director of Ethics

By Pam McGrath Washington University pediatric critical care physician Jay Malone, MD, MS, has been appointed medical director of ethics ...