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2013-09-05 23:01:59

An international team of scientists, including University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado researchers, has discovered a new disease related to an inability to process Vitamin B12. The disorder is rare but can be devastating. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 An international team of scientists, including University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado researchers, has discovered a new disease related to an inability to...

2013-08-26 13:49:21

Readmission rates of adult patients to the same hospital within 30 days are an area of national focus and a potential indicator of clinical failure and unnecessary expenditures. However, a new UC San Francisco (UCSF) study shows that hospital readmissions rates for children are not necessarily meaningful measures of the quality of their care. In the first multi-state study of children’s and non-children’s hospitals, assessing pediatric readmission and revisit rates – being...

2013-08-20 23:00:21

With the start of the school year around the corner, now is the perfect time for parents to ramp up efforts at infusing their kids’ lunches with creative, healthy options. “You don’t have to completely cut back on snacks and sugars to ensure that your child eats a well-balanced meal,” explains Dr. Joel Lavine, chief of pediatric gastroenterology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 With the start of the school year...

2013-08-19 23:20:57

Several of the nation’s Top Children’s Hospitals, named in the 2013 US News & World Report rankings, have installed or sponsored PLAYTIME play areas. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 US News & World Report recently ranked the nation’s top children’s hospitals and several of the named organizations have either installed PLAYTIME playgrounds in their facilities or have sponsored play areas at nearby shopping centers. They include:     Children’s...