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

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

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

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?

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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2014 Dignity and Respect Award

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Karyn Sulit, a nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), won the Dignity and Respect Champion for 2014 at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. This award is given to only one person per UPMC Business Unit each year to … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Journey: Battling Biliary Atresia

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By Tamara Circle, mother of Jackson  On July 1, 2014, my husband and I welcomed into the world our second son, Jackson Fynn Circle. It was one of the happiest days of our lives. Little did we know that in … Continue reading

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Children’s Survivorship Team Wins $25,000 Award at Pitt Innovation Challenge

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By Noelle Conover, Project Coordinator, SurvivorConnect, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC The Survivorship Clinic Team within the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC recently competed in the latest Pitt Innovation Challenge (PinCh). PInCh is … Continue reading

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