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Pediatric News You Can Use From America’s Largest Pediatric Hospital and Research Center

700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Managing Lymphatic Flow Disorders: Expanding Care Through Collaboration

Sep 11, 2020

Lymphatic disorders in children are rare conditions that arise when this system is disrupted by either abnormal development, injury, or as a result of some types of cardiac disease. These conditions can result in significant losses in important proteins, electrolytes and other nutritional elements. Read More

Non-Surgical Appendicitis Treatment Gives Parents Options

Sep 10, 2020

Typically, when most parents hear the word appendicitis, they also hear the word surgery. But what if there was another treatment option that didn’t require surgery? Read More

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Are Sports Supplements Safe for Young Athletes?

Sep 01, 2020

A few sports supplements might enhance performance only when they add to, but do not substitute for, this dietary foundation. Read More

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COVID-19 and Special Education: Back to School with IEPs and 504 Plans

Aug 28, 2020

For children with special education needs, school is far more than learning in a classroom; it’s a place where they receive important physical, occupational, speech, and behavioral therapies, socialize with peers, and have a daily routine. Read More

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Kids and COVID-19: Back to School During a Pandemic

Aug 25, 2020

While more research is still needed to better understand COVID-19 in children and adolescents, a couple of recent studies offer some helpful insights. Here are a few important things to keep in mind as we head toward the school year. Read More

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Tips for Students in the Age of Online Learning

Aug 24, 2020

Now, as kids are heading go back to school – many online again – here are some tips to make sure the year goes smoothly. Read More

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Motherhood and Race: Ways to Support Black Breastfeeding Moms

Aug 19, 2020

While breastfeeding may come easy for a few women, for most there are significant challenges. For Black women, the road to successful breastfeeding can be much harder, if not impossible, given barriers they face which have been rooted in racism and bias. Read More

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Leaky Stool? Hard Stool? No Stool? It Could Be Functional Constipation

Aug 17, 2020

Functional constipation occurs in children who have constipation that cannot be explained by a typical cause. Learn more about the behavioral issues and treatment options associated with this kind of constipation. Read More