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  • Educating Children & Teens with CFS: The Show Must Go On

    Educating Children & Teens with CFS: The Show Must Go On

    Children and teens with CFS have many of the same issues as other children with chronic illnesses, confounded by the fact that they have an illness which is poorly understood, often misunderstood, and too often misdiagnosed. And what do we tend to do when we don’t understand an illness?

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  • Congenital Heart Disease

    Congenital Heart Disease: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: AS, ASD, Aortic Valve Stenosis, Atrial Septal Defects, CHD, Coarctation of the Aorta, Hypoplastic Left Ventricle, Patent Ductus Arteriosus, PDA, PS, Pulmonary Valve Stenosis, Tetralogy of Fallot, TGA, TOF, Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return, Transposition of the Great Arteries, Tricuspid Atresia, Truncus Introduction to congenital heart disease: A baby’s heart begins to beat […]

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  • What is West Niles

    West Nile Virus

    West Nile virus has officially reached our hometown. By the end of the summer they say it will be all across the state. How concerned do I need to be? What are the symptoms? Treatment?

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  • GERD and Pyloric Stenosis

    GERD and Pyloric Stenosis

    What can you tell me the difference between GERD and pyloric stenosis?

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  • Pneumonia

    Pneumonia: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to pneumonia: The word “pneumonia” sounds alarm bells in many parents. It is understandably disturbing because some pneumonias are quite serious, particularly in those whose immune systems are vulnerable (newborns, the elderly, and people with HIV). The good news is that the great majority of pneumonias in children and adolescents are mild or easily […]

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  • Diarrhea

    Diarrhea: Your A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to diarrhea: Normal baby stool can look a lot like an adult’s diarrhea stool. Healthy baby poop is often soft and runny, and (especially in the first month) quite frequent. One 2-week-old with 10 runny stools a day may be perfectly healthy, while another 4-month-old with 3 stools a day, all firmer than the […]

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    Congenital Hip Dislocation: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Developmental dysplasia of the hip, DDH Introduction to congenital hip dislocation: Waddling, limping, toe-walking, and unequal leg lengths in a toddler or older child may be the sign of a hip problem that went undiagnosed in infancy. One goal of the frequent well-baby exams during the first year is to be sure that […]

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    Bronchiolitis: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to bronchiolitis: Worried parents stand over the crib, listening to their baby cough and struggle to breathe. He may have bronchiolitis. Most parents have heard of pneumonia or bronchitis, but what does bronchiolitis mean? What is bronchiolitis? Bronchitis is inflammation of the large airways in the chest and pneumonia is inflammation of the lung […]

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    Cold Sores: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Fever Blisters, Herpes Labialis, Secondary Herpes Introduction to cold sores: Kids often feel the tingling before you can see the sore. If your child has a cold sore, he is likely to have them again and again before he grows up. You will want to learn what to expect and what to do. […]

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    Clubfoot: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Talipes equinovarus Introduction to clubfoot: What do Olympic gold medalist figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi, Super Bowl Champion All-Pro quarterback Troy Aikman, actor-writer-musician-composer Dudley Moore, Hall of Fame sports announcer Pat Sumerall, romantic poet Lord Byron, comedian-actor-writer-director Damon Wayans, British King Richard III, Heisman trophy winner Charles Woodson, and Olympic gold medalist pioneering women’s […]

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