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Teen Athlete Fights Rare Knee Condition With Surgery, Rehab and Hard Work

Learn more about Nina Simpson's journey and struggle with osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) and her experience with St. Louis Children's Hospital. ...

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Keeping Your Cross Country Runner Healthy and Uninjured

As we head towards the beginning of August, high school sports will be getting back into full swing. Kids will ...

Expert Advice

Paws to Teach

Children are bitten by dogs more than any other age group. That’s why it’s important to teach them how to ...

Expert Advice

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Robert Paulson, groundskeeping supervisor at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, explains how to grow a garden at home. ...

Expert Advice

Help Teens Cope with Isolation

St. Louis Children's Hospital describes the ways in which you can support your teen's isolation. ...

Expert Advice

But Grandma Said So!

Sometimes grandparents may spoil their grandkids a little too much, perhaps to the point where it strains the relationship between ...

Expert Advice

Buckle Up, Baby!

Car seat safety can reduce your child’s risk of injury in an accident by up to 82 percent. ...

Expert Advice

An Opponent Like No Other

Focusing too much on shedding weight to improve performance on the field or court can have major health consequences for ...

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What’s the Deal With TikTok?

St. Louis Children's Hospital discusses how safe it is for your child to use TikTok and four tips for parents ...