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Molluscum: What is this bumpy skin rash?

What is it? Molluscum contagiosum is a common rash in children and young adults that is caused by a viral ...

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Burns: Prevention and Treatment

As a hospitalist physician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, I often work in the PAWS unit, which is our burn ...

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Eating Disorders in Teenaged Boys

When a parent learns that a son has an eating disorder, the news can be not only painful but also ...

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Recognizing developmental delay

The first three years of a child’s life are an amazing time of development – and what happens during those ...

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The HPV Vaccine—Not for “Little Girls”

“To have innocent little 12-year-old girls be forced to have a government injection through an executive order is just flat ...

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Seizures – Are they Ever Normal

Kaylee’s terrified eyes stared up at me while the EMT loosened the straps that held her to the stretcher. Her ...

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Prevent Sports Injuries

Participating in sports can be a fun and enriching activity for many kids. They learn cooperation and teamwork, get needed ...

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Sports Physicals – How do I know if my child is fit to play?

The purpose of sports or athletic screening is to help determine – from a medical perspective – whether a child ...

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Should you wear a baby sling?

As a pediatrician and mother of four, I started babywearing for convenience, and only then began to understand the true ...