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Juvenile Arthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment Options for Your Child

When I tell people I’m a pediatric rheumatologist – which is a doctor who takes care of children with arthritis... Read full post »

The Joys and Dangers of Slime

There’s something strangely satisfying with slime. Maybe it’s the texture or the colors or the sound it makes as fingers... Read full post »

22q Deletion Syndrome: Why Team Care is the Best Care

Children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q) and related disorders, such as 22q11.2 duplication syndrome, have unique medical, developmental, and behavioral... Read full post »
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Heart Murmur: What to Expect if Your Child is Diagnosed

Heart murmurs in children are very common. As many as half of all children will have a heart murmur at... Read full post »

Toxic Stress: How the Body’s Response Can Harm a Child’s Development

Stress that occurs continually, or is triggered by multiple sources, can take a toll on a child’s health. Toxic stress... Read full post »

Asperger’s Disorder: Providing Opportunities and Support for Children With ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects a child’s ability to understand and engage in social relationships and causes them to have... Read full post »

Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction: Managing Leg Discrepancy

There are many different reasons for leg length discrepancy, but there are essentially two main causes: being born with a condition... Read full post »

Burn Injuries: Keeping Kids Safe in the Summertime

Every year we see summertime fun turn into summertime injury when children are severely hurt and hospitalized for burn injuries... Read full post »