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2013-11-22 16:26:43

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrate the season - and help St. Joseph's Children's Hospital patients and families - by sending holiday greeting cards designed by the hospital's pediatric patients and youth volunteers. These colorful holiday cards are the perfect choice to send greetings to friends, family members and business associates. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131122/DC22809) All proceeds benefit Child Life programs at St. Joseph's Children's...

2013-11-18 16:26:14

HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Nov. 12, NFL quarterback Matt Schaub, his wife Laurie and their three children cut the ribbon on the newly expanded GR8 Hope Foundation Emergency Care Area at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, Houston's first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children. The expansion project was partially funded through a donation from their GR8 Hope Foundation as part of a $1 million pledge. (Photo:...

2013-11-15 12:24:49

Kids need to get a flu shot - but it doesn't need to hurt OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario's (CHEO) 'Be Sweet to Babies' research team, led by Dr. Denise Harrison, recently launched a YouTube video demonstrating the best ways to reduce pain for babies' immunizations. This is a must-view video for all parents of babies who are getting ready for a flu shot or their standard vaccinations. As many parents can attest, immunizations can...

2013-11-12 08:35:10

Pediatric hospitals to share data and genomic testing infrastructure for the benefit of patients CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Children's Medical Center has partnered with Claritas Genomics, a company formed by Boston Children's Hospital and Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE), to provide genomics-based diagnostics for pediatric patients. Cincinnati Children's will work with Claritas and Boston Children's to build a collaborative network to...

2013-11-06 16:31:51

BOSTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pollack Solomon Duffy LLP announced a lawsuit filed today in Suffolk County Superior Court against Children's Hospital and several of its healthcare providers, by the Swiss mother of a 14 year-old girl allegedly confined for six weeks in 2012, separated from her mother and inadequately protected from a Haverhill woman allegedly the source of Xanax on which the girl overdosed. When finally discharging the girl, Children's Hospital returned her to...

2013-11-04 16:28:11

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital will co-sponsor a live virtual symposium for physicians with GlobalCastMD on a range of topics related to the classification, diagnosis, and medical and surgical management of nystagmus in infancy and childhood. The symposium will be Nov. 13 from 8-11 a.m. EST. Nystagmus is a rare and incurable eye condition characterized by rapid, uncontrollable eye movements that blur vision. Although the condition cannot be...

2013-10-28 12:26:00

A second study reviews incidence of adverse drug events in hospitalized children CLEVELAND, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from a University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital (UH Rainbow) study found that children ages 1 to 3 years accounted for one-fifth of all emergency department (ED) visits caused by complications from asthma, representing the highest proportion of visits among asthma patients under age 21. In addition, 55 percent of all ED visits due...

2013-10-23 08:31:09

Kohl's, Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation Host Safety Day with Coach Babcock, Free Bike Helmets, Family Activities and More DETROIT, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation and Kohl's invite the community to celebrate Safety Day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Children's Hospital of Michigan Stilson Specialty Center (42700 Garfield, Clinton Township, MI 48038). The event will feature Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock,...

2013-10-22 08:32:40

HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) are part of a consortium that has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to improve the pipeline for the development of pediatric medical devices. The project, funded with the award from the FDA's Office of Orphan Products Development, will be led by Southern California Center of Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP), a...

2013-10-15 16:25:33

Texas Children's cardiovascular surgeons, cardiologists and critical care experts moderated and presented during the three-day symposium HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital, in partnership with Sick Kids Labatt Family Heart Centre in Toronto, Ontario and Cincinnati Children's Heart Institute, hosted the inaugural Pediatric Heart Failure Summit Oct. 10 - 12. The conference, affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), focused on the...