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New Treatment for Childhood Scoliosis Helps Kids Avoid Repeat Surgeries

New Treatment for Childhood Scoliosis Helps Kids Avoid Repeat Surgeries

A new version of a treatment for the curving of the backbone called early-onset scoliosis can help some very young kids avoid repeat surgeries.

7/25/2018 By UH

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Lack of Sleep for Children May Mean Higher Risk of Adult Obesity

Lack of Sleep for Children May Mean Higher Risk of Adult Obesity

A recent study suggests that children and pre-teens who get less sleep than others their age gain more weight as adults and are at higher risk to become overweight or obese.

7/13/2018 By UH

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Cold or Flu?

Cold or Flu?

It’s sniffles season again. But how can you tell if your child is sniffling from a common cold or the flu, a respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses? This symptom guide might help point you in the right direction.
2/6/2018 By UH

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90 Percent of Brain Development Occurs in First 2000 Days

90 Percent of Brain Development Occurs in First 2000 Days

The brain of a newborn baby is basically a disorganized bundle of nerves. One of the few organs not fully developed at birth, the newborn...

2/5/2018 By UH

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A Game-Changer in Treating Newborn Jaundice

A Game-Changer in Treating Newborn Jaundice

A new sleep sack being developed at University Hospitals could change how hospitals treat newborns with jaundice.
1/31/2018 By UH

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