Stress Relief for Parents

We all carry some amount of stress every day in our life no matter who we are.  For many, the HOURS spent with family members during the holidays are pure stress, the bills continue to stack up, there’s no money between paychecks, and your work life balance is overwhelming. Sound familiar? No matter our stress… Read more »

Pain in Children

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 »

Children’s, Pitt Partner on Cardiac Arrest Early Detection System

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and  have announced a research partnership to develop a software analytics tool that will enable early prediction of catastrophic events such as cardiac arrest or emergency endotracheal tube intubation in patients with congenital heart disease. Children with congenital heart disease account for… Read more »

Children’s Expert Helps Develop Clinical Practice Guideline on Obesity

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 »