Archive | July, 2012

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Our Orthopedics Department is one of the best

We know our patients and families, and certainly we employees, realize what an amazing Orthopedics team we have at Children’s. And U.S. News & World Report agrees, ranking our Orthopedics department as one of the very best pediatric programs in the country. Our orthopedic experts treat more kids with bone fractures than any other medical […]

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Finding Answers to Kids Stomach Pain

Lori Muller knew that her son Eric wasn’t making up his stomachaches, even though every doctor and specialist who saw the 12-year-old couldn’t find anything wrong. He grew anxious and withdrawn, lost more than 20 pounds,and became “skeletal thin,” she says. His constant pain even prompted Lori to start home-schooling him. The concerned Mom finally […]

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Keep bath time special with safety

Bath time is a cherished and sacred ritual in our home. It’s the only consistent time Emmy and I get to spend together by ourselves. She splashes around with her water-squirting farm animals. I listen to the Texas Rangers game on the radio or Mississippi State broadcasts on my phone. And we do our best […]

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Why Our Neurology Program is the Best

We often hear from our many patients and families that our Neurology program is the best. And now it has been confirmed by U.S.News & World Report, which ranked the program one of the top in the nation. The Children’s Neurology program treats more than 18,500 children each year. These kids are seen for conditions […]

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Multivitamins for Kids?

Deciding whether or not children should take multivitamins can be difficult. Well-reasoned arguments are made in favor of taking them and against taking them. Here are several examples: Our Take No, multivitamins aren’t necessary for children unless they have a food allergy, renal disease, or other medical condition that prevents them from eating a full, […]

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