Potential parents often consider a variety of factors before having children. Do they feel financially secure? Will they have any support from friends and family? Is their current living situation hospitable to the mobile and judgment-free?...Show More Summary
Gottesfeld wants the presidential candidates to pledge to protect children who have been sent to residential treatment centers, psychiatric hospitals and other institutions. Gottesfeld told The Associated Press in a telephone interview...Show More Summary
Katherine Barsness, MD, MS, pediatric surgeon at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago has received a funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) that will support a project that brings together patients and clinicians to discuss ways to improve the pediatric surgery patient experience.
Two researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Boston Children’s Hospital recently designed a contact lens that delivers medication directly to the eye.
On a visit to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital with Lancome, I had the chance to witness the power makeup can have for teenage girls getting cancer treatment.
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) For the first time, fetal medicine experts have performed prenatal heart surgery to remove a life-threatening tumor, called intrapericardial teratoma. The patient, who underwent the operation at 24 weeks of gestation while in his mother's womb, is now a healthy 3-year-old preschooler.
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital. We are facing an epidemic of childhood and adolescent sports injuries in this country. The issue has become so dire that renowned orthopedist, James Andrews, MD, has created a foundation and website in an attempt to curtail the current trend. Show More Summary
Researchers from MIT, Boston Children's Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital have joined forces in an ambitious new project to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to evaluate the health of fetuses.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists reveal how toxic peptides that arise due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia target the integrity of membrane-less organelles and trigger disease
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) A study by researchers from The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles reveals a promising therapeutic target for improving lung function in infants. Their study, now published online...Show More Summary
Lincoln Park's Children's Memorial Hospital is soon to be completely demolished, but a local photographer recently got a rare glimpse of the defunct hospital's helicopter landing pad. [ more › ]
The 14th annual RBC Race for the Kids at Comer Children's Hospital raised more than $315,000 to support pediatric research at the University of Chicago Medicine.
(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists reveal how toxic peptides that arise due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia target the integrity of membrane-less organelles and trigger disease.
Duracell has released a brand new Star Wars themed commercial, titled “How the Rebels Saved Christmas,” featuring a group of kids in a children’s hospital who get into character as members of the Rebel Alliance and do their best to spread cheer and save the galaxy. The touching ad was created by Anomaly, who brough […]
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) A team of investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles has received a major, three-year grant from the V Foundation for Cancer Research to study the effects of chemoimmunotherapy in children with neuroblastoma.
Drew Barrymore’s secret to quality co-parenting? Planning, planning and more planning. The 41-year-old actress opened up to “Entertainment Tonight” at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles gala over the weekend about how she’s adjusting to raising her daughters, Olive and Frankie, with ex-husband Will Kopelman. Show More Summary
In the spring of 2014, Vietnam’s state-controlled news media reported that dozens of children had died after turning up at hospitals in the capital, Hanoi, with rashes and high fevers. Doctors said the cause was a measles outbreak – the worst in Vietnamese history. Parents of victims rushed onto Facebook to share their grief and outrage. Show More Summary
(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) Researchers studying reproductive science identified a network of proteins often linked to cancer as also important to male fertility and the birth of healthy offspring, according to a study in the Oct. Show More Summary
A long time ago, in a hospital far, far away … Duracell returns to the Star Wars universe today, launching a holiday-themed tie-in to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ahead of that film's release in December. The 60-second spot plays off...Show More Summary
Photo courtesy Gilmore Car Museum. The old 1940 Pontiac took her on her honeymoon. It brought both of her children home from the hospital. It carried her family from one move to the next all over the country. If Aileene Blincoe could have any car in the whole world, she’d choose that Pontiac, so her […]