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Released: 23-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Pediatric Mobile Health Unit Celebrates 25 years
Loyola Medicine

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Event Date: Wednesday, July 31 | Time: 9 – 10 am CDT Location: PASO West Suburban Action Project 3415 W. North Avenue, Melrose Park, IL MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola Medicine proudly announces a celebration of the 25th anniversary of its Pediatric Mobile Health Unit. This landmark event marks a quarter-century of providing crucial health care services to over 157,000 children in underserved communities throughout the Chicago area. The celebration, showcasing Loyola's dedication to making pediatric health care accessible, will take place on Wednesday, July 31, 2024, from 9 – 10 am at PASO West Suburban Action Project located at 3415 W. North Avenue in Melrose Park, Illinois.

Released: 23-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Lurie Children’s Hospital Receives Cook County Funding to Expand Access and Build Pediatric Mental Health Capacity
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is the recipient of close to $1 million, 26-month grant from Cook County Health’s Stronger Together: Building a More Equitable Behavioral Health System in Cook County Initiative.

Newswise: National Poll: Some parents not confident their kids are wearing the right shoes
18-Jul-2024 9:15 AM EDT
National Poll: Some parents not confident their kids are wearing the right shoes
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

One in seven parents also say they’ve had concerns about their child’s feet or the way they walk while one in 10 parents report their child has complained of foot pain, according to the University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health

Released: 18-Jul-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Prenatal Zika infection has long-term immune consequences in children, even without microcephaly
Cleveland Clinic

A Cleveland Clinic-led study published in eBioMedicine reveals that maternal Zika virus infections can reprogram fetal immune development, leading to long-term consequences in children’s immunity.

Newswise: Children’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern discovers tumor growth fueled by nucleotide salvage
Released: 18-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Children’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern discovers tumor growth fueled by nucleotide salvage
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Cancer cells salvage purine nucleotides to fuel tumor growth, including purines in foods we eat, an important discovery with implications for cancer therapies from research by Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern published in Cell.

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Released: 17-Jul-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s Names New Lead Neonatologist
Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s has appointed Rangasamy Ramanathan, MD, MBBS, as director of Neonatology in its Department of Pediatrics. Ramanathan, an internationally recognized innovator in neonatal and pediatric respiratory care, will oversee an expanded Neonatology program at Guerin Children’s.

Released: 17-Jul-2024 10:45 AM EDT
Increasing Trends Found in Suicidality and Bullying Across Race and Sexual Identity
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

In a sample of New York City youth, a Rutgers Health researcher finds Black lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents faced the highest rising rates of suicidal ideation, attempts and bullying

Released: 16-Jul-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Even on Instagram, teens mostly feel bored
University of Washington

A University of Washington study found that teens open Instagram because they’re bored. Then they sift through largely irrelevant content, mostly feeling bored, while seeking interesting bits to share with their friends in direct messages. Then, eventually bored with what researchers call a “content soup,” they log off.

Released: 16-Jul-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Estressado com o tempo de tela do seu filho? Aqui está o que um especialista da Mayo Clinic recomenda
Mayo Clinic

É natural que pais e cuidadores se preocupem com o tempo de tela que seus filhos estão recebendo, especialmente quando as telas digitais estão em toda parte, inclusive nas escolas. A Dra. Nusheen Ameenuddin, pediatra da Mayo Clinic em Rochester, Minnesota, compartilha algumas recomendações para facilitar o gerenciamento do uso da tecnologia pelas famílias.

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Released: 16-Jul-2024 9:05 AM EDT
A Surgical Breakthrough at CHLA Frees Teen From Chronic Pancreatitis
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

This next anecdote isn’t likely to be passed around at future holiday dinner tables, but it will always provide Elliott’s father with a point of reference for the first eruption of his son’s pancreatitis.“I still remember what meal he had,” Joseph says. “He had a cheeseburger and then got sick that night, and then didn't eat or drink for three or four days.

Released: 16-Jul-2024 9:05 AM EDT
¿Estresado por el tiempo de pantalla de su hijo? Esto es lo que recomienda un experto de Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic

Es natural que padres y cuidadores se preocupen por el tiempo de pantalla que reciben sus hijos, especialmente cuando las pantallas digitales están en todas partes, incluso en las escuelas. La Dra. Nusheen Ameenuddin, pediatra de Mayo Clinic en Rochester, Minnesota, comparte algunas recomendaciones para facilitar el manejo del uso de la tecnología por parte de las familias.

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Released: 16-Jul-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s Selects New Surgeon-in-Chief
Cedars-Sinai

Leading pediatric surgical oncologist Eugene Kim, MD, has been named the new surgeon-in-chief and associate director of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s.

Released: 15-Jul-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Screen Time Guidelines for Kids, at Every Age: Experts Weigh In
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Picture your morning routine: How many minutes (or seconds) do you make it into the day before picking up your smartphone or opening your laptop?In an increasingly digital world, most of us need screens for nearly every aspect of our lives, from work to home and everywhere in between.

Released: 12-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Can Getting Involved in Racial Justice Activism Improve Mental and Physical Health of Black and Latinx Teens?
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Three hundred Black and Latinx teens in Chicago will be recruited to participate in the first clinical trial to measure the potential health benefits of youth-driven racial justice activism.

Newswise: Neighborhood impact on children's well-being shifted during COVID-19 pandemic, ECHO study suggests
Released: 11-Jul-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Neighborhood impact on children's well-being shifted during COVID-19 pandemic, ECHO study suggests
Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes NIH

A new study from the NIH Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes Program (ECHO) sheds light on how a neighborhood’s physical and social environment influenced a child’s well-being before and during the pandemic.

Newswise: WVU widens service area to assist pregnant women, parenting families
Released: 11-Jul-2024 9:30 AM EDT
WVU widens service area to assist pregnant women, parenting families
West Virginia University

A West Virginia University-led effort is extending its reach to 11 Mountain State counties, providing more low-income pregnant women and families with children access to health care and life skills through the West Virginia Healthy Start/Helping Appalachian Parents and Infants — HAPI — project.

Released: 11-Jul-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Many Youths Continue to Take Opioids Months After Surgical Procedures
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A multi-institutional study found that 1 in 6 youths fill an opioid prescription prior to surgery, and 3% of patients were still filling opioid prescriptions three to six months after surgery, indicating persistent opioid use and possible opioid dependence.


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