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Botox® Injections Available to Treat Adolescents with Migraine Headaches

by Pam McGrath The division of pediatric neurology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital now offers Botox injections for adolescent patients ...


Patient With Goodpasture’s Syndrome Thrives After Kidney Transplant

by Pam McGrath At age 14, Madeline Rauh was an exceptional student and talented competitive swimmer. According to her mom, ...


Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital: MIBG Therapy Targets High-Risk Neuroblastoma

by Pam McGrath St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine have joined a Children’s Oncology Group (COG) ...


Therapy Services Opens New Facility in St. Charles County

by Pam McGrath St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s Therapy Services has opened a new satellite location in O’Fallon, Missouri, adjacent to ...


CBD in Pediatric Care: “First Do No Harm” Is Primary Consideration

by Pam McGrath The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 includes a provision that removes hemp—defined as cannabis with less than ...


Quality Improvement Project Aims at Changing Steroid Prescribed for Asthma Exacerbations

A quality improvement project underway at St. Louis Children’s Hospital has the goal of educating pediatric emergency medicine physicians and ...


Cochlear Implants: A Viable Option for Children With Single-Sided Deafness

Over the past decade, cochlear implantation for adults with single-sided hearing loss has proven effective in helping to restore sound ...


Case Study: Another Video Game Complication

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


Perinatal Behavioral Health Service Provides Support for Heart Patients’ Families

The St. Louis Children’s and Washington University Heart Center is committed to ensuring that families have the necessary support both ...