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Physician Profile: Joan Downey, MD

Joan Downey, MD, MPH
 Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, WU Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine, ...

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Case Study: Enough

The following case study was used by Andrew J. White, MD, the James
 P. Keating, MD Professor of Pediatrics and ...

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Berry Joins SLCH Foundation As Chief Development Officer

Malcolm E. Berry recently joined the executive leadership team as Chief Development Officer of the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation. ...

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Medical Animation: Inguinal Hernia

A hernia is the swelling or protrusion of an organ through an opening in the abdominal wall. An inguinal hernia ...

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Medical Animation: Urinary Tract Infection

The urinary system comprises the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. The kidneys act as a filter and remove wastes from ...

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Medical Animation: Appendicitis

The appendix is a small, finger-shaped pouch of tissue located at the lower right side of the abdomen. Although it ...

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Medical Animation: Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is an illness caused by the varicella-zoster virus. The virus is highly contagious and is spread by coming in ...

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Medical Animation: Cavities

Whenever a person eats or drinks, food and liquid, which contain sugar and starches, are often left behind on the ...

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Medical Animation: Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder that is inherited from both parents. This disorder is more common in certain ...