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Post-Surgical Kangaroo Care for Babies in the NICU

One of the most profound moments of my life was the moment I held my son after he was first... Read full post »

Ear Tube Removal: Is it Necessary?

One of the most common surgical procedures in children is the placement of tubes within the eardrum, also known as... Read full post »

Kids and Pain: Treatment and Care After Surgery

After a surgical procedure, a person is often told to take a pill every few hours to feel better. According... 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 »

Cleft Lip and Palate: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

A cleft lip is a split or separation of the upper lip; often involving the upper gum line as well.... Read full post »

Scoliosis: Is the Curve in Your Child’s Spine Normal?

Scoliosis is defined as curvature in the spine greater than 10 degrees. Scoliosis is a relatively common condition that causes... Read full post »

Cellular Therapy – Deconstructing a Bone Marrow Transplant to Cure Cancer

Over the past 40 years, carefully combining chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery has brought the overall cure rate for childhood... Read full post »
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Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Recovery Tips: How to Ease the Pain

If your child is noted to have large tonsils and adenoids by an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist and has... Read full post »