Diseases & Conditions

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 »

The Lone Star Tick and Red Meat Allergy: Should You Be Concerned?

Recent headlines have grabbed attention due to proclamations of the Northward march of the Lone Star tick. Ticks are found... Read full post »

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 »

Ticks and Illness: Lyme Disease and Powassan Virus

Warm weather has arrived – the sun is shining and the days are longer, but unfortunately ticks may be joining... Read full post »

Celiac Disease: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that occurs in some people when they ingest the proteins found in wheat, barley... Read full post »

Migraine: More Than “Just a Headache”

Migraines seem to be the “Rodney Dangerfield” of medicine. They get no respect despite the fact they are one of... Read full post »