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Neurocritical Care Program: Taking the Fear Out of Going Home

Before illness ​​​​ Madi Allen’s life took a dramatic turn on Feb. 21, 2011. When the 12-year-old started feeling ill ...


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 ...


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 ...

Expert Advice

Don’t Lose Your Head

Here’s how to spot the key differences between a headache and a migraine. Approximately 60 percent of children will experience ...

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CBD 101

Are you in the know when it comes to cannabidiol (CBD) oil­? From gas stations to department stores, everywhere seems ...

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Teenagers: Eat, Sleep, Repeat

As teenagers’ brains develop, they need nutritious food and sound sleep to grow into healthy adults. A child’s brain volume ...

Patient Stories

Providing Hope Through a Continuum of Care

St. Louis Children’s and Washington University Heart Center offers patients and families medical and emotional support. ...

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Medical Animation: Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a seizure disorder in which there is a sudden, temporary change in how the brain functions. The healthy ...