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Differences Between Sports Physicals & Well Child Exams

If your child plays school sports, it’s more than likely they will need to have a sports physical. Many parents ...

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How to Help Your Teen Adjust to Moving

Life changes, such as moving to a new home or to an entirely new city, can be difficult for most ...

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Preventing Lawn Mower Injuries

It’s summertime, the grass is green, and the lawn mowers are motoring! The smell of freshly cut grass is a ...

Caregivers

‘Is There a Doctor in the Ambulance?' Area Kids Benefit From Doctor’s Special Training

As part of the dual Washington University PEM/EMS fellowship he is completing at Children’s, Joe Finney, MD supports, trains and ...

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When Should Your Child Be Evaluated for Braces?

Dr. Emily Hahn, Pediatric Dentist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses orthodontic care for children and advises on when your ...

Patient Stories

Global Brain Tumor Program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

In September 2020, Polish 18-year-old Julia was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. Julia reached out to Washington University School ...

Mom Docs

Summer Burn Safety Tips

Tiki torches, citronella candles, grills, and fire pits say summer outdoors, but these evening pleasures are also burn hazards for ...

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How To Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses

 Dr. Jamie Kondis, Pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, explains how to prevent heat-related illnesses—a common concern in the ...

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Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses

There’s so much to do during the summer and many opportunities for illness or injury. Typical summertime activities like swimming ...