It’s official: Summer has begun! Though you might be excited to have the kids home from school, this time of year can create some potential health challenges when it comes to your children’s eating habits. With all the extra free time, kids and teens are likely to overeat throughout the day, which can lead to […]
Primary Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals in nine of 10 pediatric specialties – and in the top 10 for neurology and neurosurgery – in the U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 Best Children’s Hospitals Ranking Report.
In April 2004, my life changed dramatically. At the age of 12, I was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and began a 2 year journey to fight for my life. It was terrifying being diagnosed with cancer, especially after my mother had passed away from cancer four years before. I was scared, but I was […]
How many times have you said, “What?” when someone was speaking to you? Sometimes it’s because you just weren’t paying attention, or because the person speaking to you was mumbling, but most often it can be attributed to the fact that everyone has a little (or a lot) of hearing loss. It seems as if […]
My son Jacob was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). He had 3 open heart surgeries by the time he was 3. We knew before he was even born that he would need a transplant someday. We hoped he would be much older before he needed one. In April 2015, he got Influenza B, […]
Did you know that tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children? American students miss 51 million hours of school every year because of oral health problems. The good news is there are safe and effective preventive measures that can protect teeth. Tips for Healthy Kid’s Teeth 1. Schedule your child’s first visit […]