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Posts published in February 2014

Urinary Wetting and How to Stop

Why Isn’t Potty Training Working?

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

In this video, Dr. Craig Peters, a pediatric urologist at Children's National and chief of Surgical Innovation, Technology, and Translation in the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, explains the different types of wetting and how parents can learn how to stop it.

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How to Reduce Choking Hazards

Monday, February 24, 2014
Topic(s): Safety

Stephen Teach, MD, MPH, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Director and Principal Investigator of IMPACT DC (Improving Pediatric Asthma Care in the District of Columbia), explains different choking hazards he and his colleagues see most often.

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Africa Outreach: Patient Updates from Uganda

Saturday, February 22, 2014

In this post, Cabrina Cacioppo, RN, a nurse in our Cardiac ICU and a member of a team of cardiologists and other healthcare providers that traveled to Uganda to provide treatment to children with heart disease and training local healthcare workers, gives an update from the field.

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