children's miracle network

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    About the Children's Miracle Network

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    Children's Miracle Network is a non-profit organization that raises funds for more than 170 children's hospitals. Countless...
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    How to find a good pediatrician

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    Whether you are becoming a parent for the first time or simply need to change doctors, finding the right pediatrician for your child...
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    Is my child at risk for meningitis?

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    Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord and is usually caused by a viral or bacteria...
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    Tips for parents of babies in the NICU

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    Texas Children's Hospital Newborn Center has the largest and only Level IIIC NICU in the Houston area. The doctors and nurses at the...
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    A simple 3-step process can help prepare you for delivery day

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    When you first find out that you are expecting, it may seem like your pregnancy will last forever -- but your new baby will be here...
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    Preparing your child for a hospital experience

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    Healthcare experiences,including hospitalization and medical procedures, can be very stressful for children of all ages. Preparing...
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    Looking at hospitalization through a child's eyes

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    From toddlers to teens, you can help to ease your child's fear of hospitalization.
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    What to do when your child is being bullied

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    Even though your child doesn't come home with bumps and bruises, that doesn't mean he's not a victim of a bully. Bullies often...
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    Booster seat tips to protect your children

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    "Booster seats work best when they are used correctly," says Lisa Schwing, trauma nurse coordinator at The Children’s Medical Center...
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    Kids’ kidney stones cases on the rise

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    When I began treating kids with kidney and related issues in the 1970s, and well into the 1980s, pediatric kidney stone cases were...
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    Navigating your drugstore's medicine aisle

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    According to the American Lung Association, a typical child in the U.S. gets six or eight colds per year. For parents, that's six or...
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    Overuse injuries in children

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    As director and co-founder of the first Sports Medicine Clinic for children, I am a passionate advocate of children's sports, but...
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    Summer tips from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

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    Kids can't wait for summer. However, along with school vacation, warm weather and outdoor sports comes an extra dose of...
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    Preparing children for x-rays

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    Preparing Children for X-Rays from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta For many, the summer is a time for more than just sitting by the...
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    Asthma needs an action plan

    New guidelines from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology measure success by how well asthma is controlled on a daily...
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    Caring support for the "well" child

    Having a "special needs" child can be physically, emotionally and financially difficult for parents. But what about the other...
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    Facts from the Children's Miracle Network

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    On an average day in the United States, 411 babies are born with a birth defect. One in five children have a minor chronic illness....