Childrens health

Seven pediatrics groups will merge to form city-wide practice – Louisville Business First

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Several Louisville pediatrics practices are merging to form a larger practice that serves the entire metro region. David A. Mann Reporter- Business First Email  | Twitter Several Louisville pediatrics practices are merging to form a larger practice that serves the entire metro region. So far, five groups — East Louisville Pediatrics, Pediatrics of Bullitt County, Prospect Pediatrics, South Louisville Pediatrics and Springs Pediatrics — have merged to form One Pediatrics PLLC….

Children’s Hospital Patients And Staff Have A Truly ‘Happy’ Dance Party – Huffington Post

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Despite facing hard times, the patients at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Fla., refuse to lose their smiles. Earlier this month, the hospital’s child life department posted this adorable video of their dance party set to Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy.” In the video, staff members let out their inner child and join their young patients in lip-syncing and dancing to the upbeat song. The hospital made the video in…

Celebs Stepped Out For Show Benefiting UCSF Children’s Hospital – CBS Local

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

CBS SF Bay (con’t) Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSSanFrancisco.com/ACA Health News & Information: CBSSanFrancisco.com/Health (CBS SF) – San Francisco got a generous dose of Hollywood-style glitz and glamour Monday night when several celebrities and internationally-known entertainers performed at a special event that raised funds for programs that help sick children throughout California. The benefit, that took place at Davies Symphony Hall, titled “A Starry Evening of Music, Comedy…

New measures at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital aimed at reducing pediatric … – The Spokesman Review

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Beth Mason distracts Robbin Stroud, center, with a game on an iPad as nurses, from left, Susan Collins and Melody Headrick use a J-Tip device to connect an IV to the 8-year-old while her mother, back right, looks on at Sacred Heart Medical Center.(Full-size photo) Nobody likes needles. When Robbin Stroud, 8, was so agitated about getting an IV before surgery last week, she needed a sedative. “I hate procedures. I don’t…

Syria among ‘most dangerous places on Earth’ for children: UNICEF – Reuters

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The number of children affected by the civil war in Syria has more than doubled over the past year, with hundreds of thousands of young Syrians trapped in besieged parts of the country, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Monday. “After three years of conflict and turmoil, Syria is now one of the most dangerous places on earth to be a child,” said the UNICEF…

Celebs Stepped Out For Show Benefiting UCSF Children’s Hospital – CBS Local

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

CBS SF Bay (con’t) Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSSanFrancisco.com/ACA Health News & Information: CBSSanFrancisco.com/Health (CBS SF) – San Francisco got a generous dose of Hollywood-style glitz and glamour Monday night when several celebrities and internationally-known entertainers performed at a special event that raised funds for programs that help sick children throughout California. The benefit, that took place at Davies Symphony Hall, titled “A Starry Evening of Music, Comedy…

New measures at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital aimed at reducing pediatric … – The Spokesman Review

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Beth Mason distracts Robbin Stroud, center, with a game on an iPad as nurses, from left, Susan Collins and Melody Headrick use a J-Tip device to connect an IV to the 8-year-old while her mother, back right, looks on at Sacred Heart Medical Center.(Full-size photo) Nobody likes needles. When Robbin Stroud, 8, was so agitated about getting an IV before surgery last week, she needed a sedative. “I hate procedures. I don’t…

Children’s Hospital drops in by helicopter to thank Fresno students (video) – Fresno Bee

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

First-graders at Fresno’s Starr Elementary School greeted the Children’s Hospital Central California helicopter as it landed at the school Monday morning. The school’s three first-grade classes collected 300 rattles, baby toys and books to donate to Children’s Hospital. The effort was part of the Kind Kids Club program. Hospital president and chief executive officer Todd Suntrapak flew with the hospital’s mascot, George the Giraffe, landing on campus to accept the…

Protect your child’s health — listen to World Health Organization, your … – Fox News (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Earlier this month the medical journal Pediatrics published a study of parent’s perceptions of anti-vaccination methods. After surveying nearly 1,800 parents the study concluded that public health communications about the importance of vaccination likely makes parents less likely to vaccinate their children. For more than 15 years, thousands of parents have made a choice to not have their children vaccinated against a wide variety of illnesses, including diphtheria, typhoid, tuberculosis,…

Syria among ‘most dangerous places on Earth’ for children: UNICEF – Reuters

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The number of children affected by the civil war in Syria has more than doubled over the past year, with hundreds of thousands of young Syrians trapped in besieged parts of the country, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Monday. “After three years of conflict and turmoil, Syria is now one of the most dangerous places on earth to be a child,” said the UNICEF…

UNICEF: Syria One of the Most Dangerous Places for Children – Foreign Policy (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

UNICEF said Monday that Syria was now among the most dangerous places on Earth to be a child, pointing to high child casualty rates, brutalizing and traumatic violence, deteriorated access to education, and health concerns. The number of children suffering in Syria more than doubled in the third year of the conflict, with an estimated 2 million children in need of psychological support or treatment. In addition, approximately 2.8 …

Protect your child’s health — listen to World Health Organization, your … – Fox News (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Earlier this month the medical journal Pediatrics published a study of parent’s perceptions of anti-vaccination methods. After surveying nearly 1,800 parents the study concluded that public health communications about the importance of vaccination likely makes parents less likely to vaccinate their children. For more than 15 years, thousands of parents have made a choice to not have their children vaccinated against a wide variety of illnesses, including diphtheria, typhoid, tuberculosis,…

Syria among ‘most dangerous places on Earth’ for children: UNICEF – Reuters

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The number of children affected by the civil war in Syria has more than doubled over the past year, with hundreds of thousands of young Syrians trapped in besieged parts of the country, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Monday. “After three years of conflict and turmoil, Syria is now one of the most dangerous places on earth to be a child,” said the UNICEF…

Protect your child’s health — listen to World Health Organization, your … – Fox News (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Earlier this month the medical journal Pediatrics published a study of parent’s perceptions of anti-vaccination methods. After surveying nearly 1,800 parents the study concluded that public health communications about the importance of vaccination likely makes parents less likely to vaccinate their children. For more than 15 years, thousands of parents have made a choice to not have their children vaccinated against a wide variety of illnesses, including diphtheria, typhoid, tuberculosis,…

Under Siege: The devastating impact on children of three years of conflict in … – UNICEF (press release)

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Under Siege: The devastating impact on children of three years of conflict in Syria << Previous page Syria’s children are living today through the most damaging conflict for children in the region’s recent history. More than 5.5 million Syrian children now see their future besieged by war. It is estimated there are up to one million children who live under siege and in hard-to-reach areas that UNICEF and other humanitarian…

Children’s Hospital Counts Down To The 8th Annual Dragon Boat Festival – The Chattanoogan

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Dragons and warriors alike will descend on the TVA Park at Chickamauga Dam for a water war on Saturday, May 3.  The purpose of this popular Chattanooga boating battle is to benefit Children’s Hospital at Erlanger.    Dating back more than 2,300 years, Dragon Boat racing features teams of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerer in 41-foot long Chinese dragon boats, racing through the water to the finish line. Paddlers ages 15…

New measures at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital aimed at reducing pediatric … – The Spokesman Review

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Beth Mason distracts Robbin Stroud, center, with a game on an iPad as nurses, from left, Susan Collins and Melody Headrick use a J-Tip device to connect an IV to the 8-year-old while her mother, back right, looks on at Sacred Heart Medical Center.(Full-size photo) Nobody likes needles. When Robbin Stroud, 8, was so agitated about getting an IV before surgery last week, she needed a sedative. “I hate procedures. I don’t…