Bullying Prevention – What All Of Us Can Do!

By Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Last week, I had the privilege of joining an assembly with Penn Trafford Middle Schools as part of 100.7 Star’s “Shine a Light on … Continue reading

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Back to Even

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By Lance Knox, father of Aidan Knox We first walked on unit 9B of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC on Sept. 22, 2012. The day before, we received the call at home that the biopsy taken from our 9-year-old … Continue reading

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Takes More than Medicine to be a Doctor

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By Cindy Blackburn, mother of Makenzie Blackburn My daughter, Makenzie Blackburn, received an intestinal transplant at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC when she was only 16 months old and are happy to say that she celebrated her 10 year … Continue reading

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Our Journey with Children’s Hospital

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By Jeanne Cain, mother of Sam Cain  Our journey with Sam’s tumor began on January 1, 2012 when he was 7 years old. We woke up happy and excited about the New Year and enjoying quality time at home in … Continue reading

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Coping With Your Teen During a New School Year

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 By Ana Radovic, MD, MSc, Fellow, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC School is back in session. For many parents of adolescents, the back to school transition can be hard. How can you help your teen … Continue reading

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Back-To-School with Nutritious After-School Snacks

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By: Ann Condon-Meyers, RD, LDN, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC It’s appropriate that I write about back-to-school snacks. This morning, I had to kiss and hug my youngest son and wish him well as he returns to school. He … Continue reading

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Looking to a Bright School Year Ahead

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By: Lea Ann Lope, DO, Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Back to school is only a few weeks away – time to hang up the swim goggles, and dig out those eyeglasses from the bottom of the … Continue reading

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