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About akunicky

Coordinator, Media Relations for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Injury is not an Accident

By Chris Vitale, Injury Prevention Manager, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC The Injury Free Coalition for Kids team at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC commends and stands with Nationwide Insurance Company and its commercial during the Super Bowl to … Continue reading

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Dry Skin Advice for Pittsburgh Winters

By Robin P. Gehris, MD, FAAD, FAAP, chief, Pediatric Dermatology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC The good news is that we are more than halfway through winter! The bad news is that in Pittsburgh and neighboring areas the cold, … Continue reading

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Measles Outbreak: What You Should Know

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By Dr. Sharon Cowden, CCP–Pittsburgh Pediatrics; Dr. Michael Green, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital; and Dr. Marian Michaels, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital More than 100 people from 14 states were reported to have measles in … Continue reading

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The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology Program at Children’s Hospital Enjoys a Weekend Off from Cancer

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By Peter Shaw, MD, clinical director of Oncology, and director, Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology Program, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC We recognized 10 years ago that oncology and bone marrow transplant patients ages 15 and older require … Continue reading

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January Is National Mentoring Month

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By Julianne Hagan, RD, RN, coordinator, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh University Middle School Mentoring Program, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Mentoring relationships are basic human connections that let a young person know that he or she matters. As parents, … Continue reading

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Some Clues for Parents: Does My Teenager Have an Eating Disorder?

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By Elissa Gittes, MD, adolescent medicine specialist, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Eating disorders are common and complex, and can affect a teenager’s emotional and physical health. In the United States, 20 … Continue reading

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Eating Happy or Eating Healthy — Do You Have to Choose?

By: Ann Condon-Meyers, RD, LDN, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC It’s not unusual for parents to ask us in the Nutrition Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC for help with their picky eaters. While not recognized by … Continue reading

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