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2014-08-13 23:02:24

The Fetal to Newborn Care Center is a joint program between Miami Valley Hospital and Dayton Children's Hospital to provide specialized care to women facing high-risk pregnancies and complex fetal conditions. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Every 4.5 minutes, a baby is born with a birth defect or congenital anomaly requiring specialized care. Today, Miami Valley Hospital and Dayton Children’s Hospital announced the formation of the Fetal to Newborn Care Center, a new resource to...

2014-06-20 23:01:53

Childhood obesity, mental health and infant mortality are the top pediatric health concerns according to the findings of the 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment released June 20, 2014 by Dayton Children’s Hospital. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Childhood obesity, mental health and infant mortality are the top pediatric health concerns according to the findings of the 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment released today by Dayton Children’s Hospital. Conducted every three...

2014-06-19 23:12:52

One Centerville family is heading to Washington with representatives of Dayton Children’s Hospital to ask their members of Congress to take action and make sure children can count on a strong health care network to meet their unique needs. Awo Onwudiwe and her mother, Dr. Mamle Anim, efforts in Washington is part of a national push to have a true focus on health care for kids and to advance coordinated care for children with medical complexity in Medicaid through the Children’s...

2014-06-19 23:07:47

This week, two children have died nationwide after being left alone in a hot car. The experts at Dayton Children's Hospital want to remind parents and caregivers to never leave a child alone in a car and to take precautions to ensure it never happens to you. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As temperatures continue to rise in the Miami Valley, Dayton Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids Greater Dayton want to remind families to never leave a child alone in the car. This week there...

2014-04-14 23:04:09

Dayton Children’s Hospital neurology division earned designation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a Level 3 center for the treatment of complex pediatric epilepsy. Receiving the designation certifies that Dayton Children’s has the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy. Dayton, OHIO (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Dayton Children’s Hospital neurology division earned designation...

2014-03-13 23:22:56

In support of its mission to improve the health status of all children and promote the value of health and well-being for patients, families and employees, Dayton Children’s Hospital will stop selling sugar-sweetened soda and sports drinks at all of its locations, effective May 1, 2014. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 In support of its mission to improve the health status of all children and promote the value of health and well-being for patients, families and employees, Dayton Children’s...

2014-03-04 23:21:57

Dayton Children’s Hospital has named Gogi Kumar, MD, medical director for child neurology. The department of child neurology at Dayton Children’s is committed to providing the highest quality care for infants to adolescents with a variety of neurological disorders including Tourette syndrome, cerebral palsy, neurocutaneous diseases, headache and seizure disorders. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Dayton Children’s Hospital has named Gogi Kumar, MD, medical director for child...

2014-03-03 23:02:26

Dayton Children’s Hospital is participating in a first-of-its-kind effort by 78 children’s hospitals in the country to improve patient safety. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Dayton Children’s Hospital is participating in a first-of-its-kind effort by 78 children’s hospitals in the country to improve patient safety. “As one of the original children’s hospital involved in this initiative beginning in 2009, it’s truly amazing to see how the focus on improving patient safety has grown...

2014-02-12 23:23:17

Lora Scott, MD, co-director of sports medicine at Dayton Children's Hospital, shares six valuable lessons parents can teach their children by watching The Olympics. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Every four years the world comes together to watch athletes from all over compete in the Winter Olympics. The Olympic Games bring Americans together as they cheer on their favorite athletes and root for Team USA. They’re also a great activity for families to watch together - and offer...

2014-01-09 23:02:52

When kids head out into the cold weather they may not be thinking of the risks that could come. Follow these simple tips from experts at Dayton Children's Hospital to protect your child from hypothermia and frostbite, while still allowing them to have some winter fun playing outdoors. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 When the weather gets colder, kids can’t wait to head outside and play in the snow. However, they may not be thinking of the risks that come with being out in the cold. Follow...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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