Dr. Jonathan Spahr, Children’s pulmonologist, explains why he supports the proposed Allegheny County e-cigarette regulation.
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One of the most fundamental desires of parents is to comfort their children when they are in pain. Here are steps that parents can take to relieve common types of pain in children. Pain with vaccines Pain with vaccine injections is one of the most common types of pain that children experience. In addition to… Read more »
Today, the Endocrine Society issued a Clinical Practice Guideline advising healthcare providers on how to prevent and treat childhood obesity with lifestyle changes. The guideline, which is titled “Pediatric Obesity—Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline,” was published online and will appear in the March 2017 print issue of The Journal of… Read more »
Thanksgiving is a time for visiting others and indulging in those warm comfort foods, so the Injury Prevention Department at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC reminds you to stay safe while visiting family and friends this holiday season. Here are some quick tips from the American Association of Poison Control Centers: • Save the… Read more »
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is part of a nationwide effort aimed at reducing vaccine-preventable diseases — starting with the flu. In September, Children’s Hospital received a $5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to become a New Vaccine Surveillance Network (NVSN) site. We join a select group of… Read more »