Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy in Children

What is “heart failure”? Heart failure is a clinical diagnosis in which the heart isn’t pushing enough blood forward, due... Read full post »

Ovarian Torsion: What Parents Need to Know

Teaching girls to get to know and listen to their bodies as they move through puberty and beyond is an... Read full post »

Groundbreaking: A New Building and a New System of Care

A 2012 report from physicians and researchers in the University of California system revealed that for the first time since... Read full post »

How Can You Help Fight Behavioral Health Stigmas? #starttheconvo

One in five children ages 13 to 18 experiences a significant mental illness, and less than half get the treatment... Read full post »

Babies and Safe Sleep: Tips for Tired Parents

Becoming a new parent is exciting, overwhelming, and amazing all at once. And while we all parent differently, one thing... Read full post »

Urgent Care or Emergency Department: Which One Is Right for Your Child’s Needs?

Illness and injury seldom strike at convenient times. Croupy coughs and earaches get worse at night, playground falls are common... Read full post »

Back to School Vaccines: Getting Protected from Potentially Dangerous Diseases

School just let out, but it’s not too early to think about your back-to-school to-do list. In addition to an... Read full post »

Lawn Mower Safety: Why Kids Should Stay Inside When You Cut the Grass

One of the first signs that weather is turning warmer is the sight of lawn mowers and the smell of... Read full post »