Diseases & Conditions
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What Parents Need to Know About Adenovirus

Winter months bring attention to influenza. And while it’s important for parents to be familiar with the symptoms, treatment and... Read full post »
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Cystic Fibrosis: Diagnosis, Treatment and a Team Approach

When most people hear “cystic fibrosis” (CF) they think of a lung disease, if they know what CF is at... Read full post »
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Helping Your Child With Lupus: From Team Care to Sun Smarts

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a challenging disease given the unpredictability of flares, the potential for involving any organ system... Read full post »
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Lupus and Kids: Understanding Child Onset Disease

As a pediatric rheumatologist, I diagnose and treat kids with chronic autoimmune diseases. “Chronic” means that it can last for... Read full post »
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Chronic Pain Management in Children: What Parents Need to Know

Dealing with chronic pain can be a struggle not only for the person experiencing it firsthand, but also for their... Read full post »

3 Things You Need to Know About West Nile Virus

For many children, summer means two things:  bed time is extended and friends come over to play all day. Unfortunately,... 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 »

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 »