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Expert Advice

Nutrition -- Juices... How Much Is Too Much?

Children need plenty of fluids to thrive, but what kind and how much? According to Marilyn Tanner, RD, a Washington ...

Expert Advice

Breathe Easy -- Keep Asthma Under Control

Asthma is the leading cause for missed days from school and is one of the most common reasons children visit ...

Mom Docs

Safe Touch Conversations and Sexual Abuse Prevention for Children

Talking to your kids about safety is not always an exciting or easy conversation, but it’s necessary in the world ...

Mom Docs

Asthma Attack | When to Go to the E.R.

Acute asthma attacks can be scary but understanding when to seek emergency medical help can help you remain calm when ...

Mom Docs

Choosing a Pediatrician | Finding the Best Fit for Your Family

Finding the pediatrician who is the best fit for your family can be overwhelming. As soon as you begin asking ...

Patient Stories

Kayla's Story With the Melody Heart Valve

“I just want to be able to fly!” says 14-year-old Kayla Adams. Adams, an incoming high school freshman, just made ...

Patient Stories

Logan - A Year to Remember

He may be only two months old. And he’s only recently gone home from the NICU at St. Louis Children’s ...

Patient Stories

Newborn Baby Receives First Artificial Lung as Bridge to Lung Transplant

A newborn baby from Michigan is being kept alive at St. Louis Children’s Hospital with an artificial lung, the first ...

Patient Stories

Knowing Jack

As a mother whose child, 13-year-old Jack, does not communicate verbally, Ann Schrooten is quick to point out that there ...