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The Importance of Specialized Treatment for Complex Fractures

With his mother being a nurse, Mark Miller, MD, was always intrigued by medicine. He knew from a young age ...

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Neurology and Neurosurgery Programs Nationally Recognized 

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

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Unique LVAD Placement Gives Boy a Fighting Chance

When Laura Jones was 33 weeks pregnant, her belly swelled to three times the normal size. An ultrasound showed what ...

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St. Louis Children's Hospital Newborn Medicine Program Nationally Ranked

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

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Novel Nerve Transfer Surgery Gives Hope for Patients with AFM

Watch one patient's story In late 2018, a polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) was making headlines as cases ...

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Moyamoya Expertise Allows Stacey to Bounce Back After Strokes 

As 6-year-old Stacey was getting ready for her bath, she suddenly couldn’t move her left arm. Moments later, the left ...

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Meet the Brains Behind Concussion Care: Mark Halstead, MD

Growing up in Wisconsin, Mark Halstead, MD, a Washington University pediatric sports medicine physician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, played ...

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New Journey Begins with Heart-Lung Transplant

As first-time parents, Kali and Patrick Bowman, of Springfield, Missouri, have learned more than their fair sure about caring for ...

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Surgery App Keeps Doctors and Families in Communication

St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) is among the first St. Louis-area hospitals to use EASE (Electronic Access to Surgical Events), ...