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Thriving Blog – Boston Children’s Hospital’s pediatric health blog

Our patient stories are getting a new home. To keep up with all the latest and greatest from Boston Children’s Hospital, you can now visit our new all-Boston-Children’s hub, Discoveries.

The new site will also keep you up to date on clinical updates, research and innovation news, our favorite photos and videos, and happenings within our community.

We hope you’ll bookmark Discoveries and visit often. In the meantime, the Thriving blog will remain online as an archive for stories published from early May 2019 and earlier.

Visit Discoveries.


rebecca at a baseball game the year before she had a stroke
PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE GOLD FAMILY

Last July,
Rebecca Gold’s parents, Karen and Adam, had just dropped her off at sleepaway
camp in Pennsylvania. They hadn’t
even completed the drive back to Connecticut when they received a frightening
call: Their 12-year-old daughter had collapsed to the floor, vomiting and
unable to move her limbs. She was now at a nearby

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UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland

Virtual Reality Enhances Brain Surgery

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals has been re-envisioning the entire pediatric health care experience with technology that most young patients can relate to—virtual reality (VR). At the hospital’s Oakland campus, patient and family anxiety levels are lowered prior to brain surgery with a VR tour of the surgical path to their tumor, guided by the child’s neurosurgeon. Meanwhile VR is used to educate medical staff more thoroughly and communicate clearly about an upcoming surgery. Kurtis Auguste, MD, depart…

Scientists Slow Progression of Debilitating Neurodegenerative Disorder

Chelation Study on PKAN Has Implications for Treating Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis  An international study led by scientists in Oakland, CA, and Munich, Germany, may offer hope to children and adults with a rare and debilitating genetic disorder, Pantothenate Kinase-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN), as well as a potentially new approach to treat other neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

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Children’s Hospital New Orleans | Pediatric Hospital in Louisiana

Specialized healthcare for babies, children & teens

At Children’s Hospital New Orleans, our promise is to shape a healthier,
happier future for kids. For more than 60 years, we’ve provided expert
healthcare for children across our state and region. Today, we provide
unmatched pediatric expertise wrapped in a whole lot of love. Our community
can count on the extraordinary care provided by our pediatric-trained
specialists, from the most complex pediatric procedures, to the everyday
health of children and adolescents.

From our main campus in Uptown New Orleans, to satellite locations throughout
Louisiana, 14 pediatrics locations, and two after hours clinics,
we’re working to ensure that families across our state and region
have access to the specialized pediatric care they need. Last year, we
cared for children from all 64 parishes in Louisiana, 43 states, and 9
countries!

As the only pediatric facility in Louisiana to incorporate two academic
pediatric medical

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Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital | Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

This page is dedicated to media updates regarding how Memorial Healthcare System is working to protect our patients, families and staff during the rapidly changing events surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus).

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March 21 Update

UPDATES on First Day of COVID-19 Drive-Thru Community Based Testing Site at CB Smith Park

On Friday, March 20th, the COVID-19 drive-thru community based testing site opened at CB Smith Park. At 4:00pm, Governor Ron DeSantis reported 407 tests had been completed. By the end of day, healthcare personnel completed 745 tests in 542 vehicles with passengers in 87 cars who did not meet the criteria that is being used at the site. To clarify, testing will continue daily (7 days a week, which will include the weekend) beginning at 9 am until we reach maximum vehicle capacity inside CB Smith Park, which will likely take us past 5 pm.

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Children’s Perception of Their Dentists

Eur J Dent. 2011 Apr; 5(2): 186–190.

Abstract

Objectives:

The aim of this study was to assess school children’s feelings and attitudes toward their dentist.

Methods:

A questionnaire designed to evaluate children’s attitudes and preferences toward dentists was completed by 583 children (289 females, 294 males) with age range 9–12 years attending public schools.

Results:

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Pediatric Care | Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (“CHOA”) provides free access to certain materials and information, documentation, forms, questionnaires and diagrams relating to the study, prevention, and treatment of concussions via this website and its related pages, including without limitation, for your reference or download (collectively, the “Concussion Program Materials”) as described in this License agreement (“Agreement”). By accessing the Concussion Program Materials, you accept and agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

1. Right to Access and Use. CHOA hereby provides you a fully-paid, nontransferable, nonexclusive, personal right and license to access, download, or otherwise use any Concussion Program Materials solely for the following purposes:

(i) if you are accessing the materials as a parent, you may use the Concussion Program Materials for your personal, non-commercial use to educate yourself and your family on concussion prevention and treatment for a child;

(ii) if you are accessing the materials as an

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    Children’s doctor : dentist. – Apps on Google Play

    Children’s doctor – we all love when people around us smile. We become well and happy when someone on the street gives us a smile. But for a smile to be beautiful, you need to take good care of your teeth. This applies to your pets, because in childhood they were for every kid. Like people, they also sometimes need to treat their teeth. This can be done by a special doctor – dentist. 
    We present to your attention an exciting game for children – a dentist (vet clinic). 
    In this entertaining game, your child is a real dentist, under the guidance of which there is a hospital for animals. The kid is entrusted with a very important and responsible task – the treatment of teeth of his four-footed pups, whose teeth began to ache heavily because of their love for sweets.
     
    You have to treat them in a real

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