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St. Louis Children’s Celebrates 15th Year as a Top 25 Hospital

Extraordinary breadth and depth of expertise places Children’s among the nation’s best. ...

Mom Docs

Back-to-School: Does your Teenage Athlete Need a Heart Screen?

Last week we looked at the differences between back-to-school sports physicals and well child exams. This week, we are discussing ...

Patient Stories

Newborn with rare brain tumor survives, thrives after treatment at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Emily Murray knows the value of teamwork and family. The successful businesswoman’s career took her all over the world. Not ...

Expert Advice

Suicide Prevention in Young Athletes

It’s no secret that COVID-19 created mental health challenges and concerns for teenagers. Student-athletes face additional, unique demands and stressors ...

Mom Docs

Are Soccer Headers Safe in Youth Sports?

We are in the middle of an exciting time for soccer players—the opening season of the STL City SC team ...

Patient Stories

Selah's Story of Staying Active

Teenager who had over 30 surgeries and procedures, now does adaptive CrossFit. ...

Patient Stories

Solving a Medical Mystery Takes Teamwork

Experts in physical therapy, neurology, and orthopedics helped a young hockey player get back on the ice after developing a ...

Patient Stories

Determined Parents and Dedicated Team Won’t Let Rare Syndrome Hold Back Kerrigan

Erica Waggenspack knew nothing about Rett Syndrome until her youngest daughter, Kerrigan, was diagnosed in April 2020. ...

Patient Stories

One Detail Leads to a Life-Changing Diagnosis

It was likely that Jack was born with the tumor that was discovered when he was just 15 months old ...