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The Children of Gaza (That’s Mainly Who is There)

Jon Snow recounts the scene in Gaza’s al-Shifa hospital, where doctors struggle to treat adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks. Channel 4 News: “The children of Gaza”

Simple Growing Pains or Something More?

Most people associate arthritis with aging, but the fact is, one in 1,000 children is diagnosed with juvenile arthritis. Stony Brook Children's Hospital's Pediatric Rheumatologist Dr. Julie Cherian addresses the most common questions from parents -- and discusses what they can do if they suspect their child may have arthritis.

18 Children Killed in India After Train Hits Their School Bus

At least 18 children were killed this morning after a train hit their school bus at an unmanned crossing in the Indian state of Telangana. Twenty more children are in the hospital — 15 of them in critical condition. The bus driver was also killed. Read more...

Los Angeles Medical Team Performs California's First Auditory Brainstem Implant Surgery on Toddler at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Part of Only NIH-funded Study of Device's Safety and Use In Young Children

A Los Angeles team of scientists and surgeons from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI) reported that sound registered in the brain of a deaf Canadian boy for the first time after doctors activated a hearing device that had been surgically implanted in his brainstem.

HIV Clinic-Based Audio Project Emphasizes the Power of Patient Voices

The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital VOICES project is the focus of the "A Piece of My Mind" column in the July 22 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The project uses contemporary technology to tap an ancient and powerful clinical tool--the patient's own story--as a way to empower and inspire patients, teach empathy and improve health care.

New Study Finds High School Lacrosse Players at Risk for Concussions, Other Injuries

In a study published online today by The American Journal of Sports Medicine and available in an upcoming print issue, researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Colorado School...Show More Summary

Playground at DC General a "Victory for Children"

By Hannah Roop, Editorial Intern At the District's family shelter at the former DC General Hospital, a new playground is beginning to take shape, offering the promise of much-needed fun and exercise to nearly 500 homeless children. Earlier...Show More Summary

Limitations of e-Prescribing Standards

The following is an important guest post from Dr. Marvin Harper, CMIO at Boston Children's Hospital, identifying a gap in e-prescribing standards:Why am I guest writing a blog post here? As a practicing pediatrician and CMIO at Boston...Show More Summary

Don't Worry! Red Band Society Won't Have a Body Count

Red Band Society focuses on a group of sick kids at a children's hospital, but viewers won't have to face the grim prospect of watching them die. "Eighty-five percent of all kids who go to the hospital recover," writer-executive producer...Show More Summary

TCA: Young Auds Want Mortality Dramas Like ‘Red Band Society’, Not ‘Twilight’

While Fox’s Red Band Society drama deals with the grave topic of ill-stricken teenagers in a Los Angeles childrens hospital, the subject matter didn’t scare off network executives according to the show’s executive producers at TCA.  Commenting...Show More Summary

1 in 5 of Gaza dead are children

last weekNews : The Newsroom

BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Sobbing and shaking, Ismail Abu Musallam leaned against the wall of a hospital Friday, waiting for three of his children to be prepared for burial. They were killed as they slept when an Israeli tank shell hit their home, burying 11-year-old Ahmed, 14-year-old Walaa and 16-year-old Mohammed under debris in their beds.

New Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction Announced at Nationwide Children's Hospital

With the recruitment of internationally-known colorectal surgeon Marc Levitt, MD, Nationwide Children's Hospital has established a Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction.

'Support' cells in brain play important role in Down syndrome

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – Researchers from UC Davis School of Medicine and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California have identified a group of cells in the brain that they say plays an important role in the abnormal neuron development in Down syndrome. Show More Summary

Reading, Writing, and Rockets? The UN Discovers 20 Rockets Hidden At School In Gaza

Israel has long accused Palestinian groups of using schools and hospitals as launching or storage areas for weapons. The practice effectively uses patients, children, and others as human shields and increases civilian fatalities when Israel retaliates after rocket attacks. It is obviously a despicable practice that violates basic rules of international law as well as […]

Malin Akerman Does Lunch After Her Date Night with Colin Egglesfield

Malin Akerman steps out into the sunny day to go grab some lunch on Wednesday afternoon (July 16) in Los Angeles. The 36-year-old Children’s Hospital actress was spotted out the night before on a date night with her new beau Colin Egglesfield at Justin Theroux‘s Details magazine cover party. Rumors began swirling that Malin and [...]

A Picture to Remember Her

last weekOdd : Neatorama

A few days ago, Nathan Steffel (redditor steffel07) posted a heartbreaking request: "My daughter recently passed away after a long battle in the children's hospital. Since she was in the hospital her whole life we never were able to get a photo without all her tubes. Show More Summary

Faces Of The Day

Three days ago, a grieving father put out a request on Reddit: My daughter recently passed away after a long battle in the children’s hospital. Since she was in the hospital her whole life we never were able to get a photo without all her tubes. Can someone remove the tubes from this photo? The […]

An Explosion, Then Bloodied Children: What I Saw on Gaza Beach

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — We had just come back to the Al Deira Hotel from reporting at a hospital and was about to edit our piece for Channel 4 when it happened. There had been a lot of heavy shellfire and outgoing rockets all day, and I was standing by the hotel window when there was the loudest, god-almighty explosion. Show More Summary

Internet Users Respond to Grieving Dad’s Request, Photoshop Tubes Off Body of Late Baby

Sometimes, the use of Photoshop removes arms and takes away nipples. Other times, it restores your faith in humanity. Such was the case for Nathen Steffel, whose daughter Sophia passed away in Cincinnati's Children's Hospital after suffering...Show More Summary

4 CHILDREN KILLED IN ISRAELI ATTACK ON GAZA

Four children were killed Wednesday by an Israeli airstrike on a port in Gaza that was witnessed by an NBC News team in the area. The children died from their injuries after beinG taken to hospital. They were carried from the scene of the attack, on the beachfront, and through the lobby of a hotel […]

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