Mackenzie Collins was the 500th pediatric patient to undergo a heart transplant at Stanford Medicine.
Piecemeal e-cigarette policies bad for youth
Flavored disposable e-cigarettes attractive to young users proliferated after the most recent round of FDA policy announcements, negating the policies’ intended effects, a Stanford study found.
COVID-19 vaccines for 5- to 11-year-olds
Answers to frequently asked questions as COVID-19 vaccinations roll out for children as young as 5.
Office of Child Health Equity launched
Pediatrician Lisa Chamberlain will lead a new office that promotes pediatric health equity via research, community engagement and health policy.
When can you vaccinate your kids?
Stanford pediatricians helped conduct clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines for children. Data from the study will be submitted to the Food and Drug Administration for consideration.
Parents want to know cost of kids’ hospitalizations
Most parents with children in the hospital want to learn what the stay will cost, but few are having conversations about money with hospital representatives, according to a study led by Stanford Medicine researchers.
Tips for kids’ back-to-school anxiety
Returning to school as the pandemic stretches on may spark anxiety in young students, but there are approaches parents can use to build children’s resilience.
Wildfires and school ventilation
With the COVID-19 pandemic and the growth of wildfires, California schools need to improve their air quality, according to Stanford pediatrician Lisa Patel. Fortunately, the funds are available.
Mindfulness training improves kids’ sleep
Children who learned techniques such as deep breathing and yoga slept longer and better, even though the curriculum didn’t instruct them in improving sleep, a Stanford study has found.
Cost of gun injuries to minors
The average cost of initial hospitalization to treat pediatric gun injuries is about $13,000 per patient and has risen in recent decades, a Stanford Medicine study found.
Psychiatrist Herbert Leiderman dies
Leiderman led groundbreaking research into infant and child development that helped change the way the world viewed newborns.
Newborn avoids jaw surgery with retainer
Stanford Children’s Health is the only place in North America to offer a noninvasive, orthodontic approach to Pierre Robin sequence.
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