Diseases & Conditions

Down Syndrome Awareness: Dispel the Misconceptions

March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day to symbolize the third copy of the 21st chromosome in people with Down... Read full post »

Turning Research into Life-Saving Treatment for Rare Diseases

A disease is rare if it affects fewer than 200,000 people in the United States. But when all rare diseases... Read full post »

One Patient’s Story: Marfan Syndrome and Pregnancy

I have Marfan syndrome. It’s a connective tissue disorder that affects my whole body, including my heart. My Marfan syndrome... Read full post »
How Can I Detect Seizures in My Child When I’m not there?

Can I Detect Seizures in My Child When I’m Not There?

As a pediatric epilepsy specialist, one of the most common questions I get is whether parents can detect their child’s... Read full post »

Crohn’s Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Inflammatory Bowel diseases (IBD), which include Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, are chronic inflammatory diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract.... Read full post »

Our Top 10 Posts of 2016

It is time, once again, to reflect on the last year and thank the many contributors to 700 Children’s (we... Read full post »

Chronic Swelling: Lymphedema Defined

The lymphatic system is an intricate system of vessels in the body that drains fluid – lymph – from the... Read full post »

Epilepsy: Management in School and Sports

Epilepsy can be a challenge for school-aged children, but by partnering with teachers, coaches and caregivers, successful management is entirely... Read full post »