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Caring for Young Hearts: MRIs for Children with Pacemakers and ICDs

St. Louis Children’s Hospital now offers “in-house” magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans for children with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators ...

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Why Children with Cleft Palate May Need Ear Tubes

In this video, Dr. Maithilee Menezes, a pediatric ENT (ear, nose and throat) specialist answers questions about cleft palate and ...

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Modified Aquapheresis Therapy Significantly Improves Treatment for Newborns With Kidney Disease or Injury

A creative adaptation of technology initially developed to treat adults with fluid overload has significantly improved the care of newborns ...

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Preparing Your Child to Leave for College: Making Health Decisions for Themselves

Raising children is filled with clichés about how quickly they grow. “Blink and you will miss it,” they say. “The ...

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Inducing Labor: Is a Planned Induction Right for You?

What are some of the reasons you might consider inducing labor? Watch this video to learn why doctors may recommend ...

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Growth Plate Injuries in Athletes: What Are They & When Should I Worry?

“Your child’s injury may involve the growth plate.” This is a common phrase used particularly in urgent care when describing ...

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Plans Underway for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Washington University pediatric infectious diseases doctors plan to launch clinical trials this spring at St. Louis Children’s Hospital to evaluate ...

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Winter Activity Safety Tips: Ice Skating, Sledding & More

Kids (and parents!) need to stay active during the winter months, and outdoor winter activities have unique safety considerations. Dr ...

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Teens and Healthy Relationships

“Oh Love! young Love! bound in thy rosy band, Let sage or cynic prattle as he will, These hours, and ...