What patients and families need to know
Posts published in April 2014
Monday, April 28, 2014
Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by social and communication impairments and restricted interest in repetitive behaviors, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one in 68 children in the United States have autism.
Friday, April 25, 2014
We asked Children's National pediatrician Lee Beers, MD, director of the Generations Program, about how girls and boys see and move through the world differently.
Friday, April 18, 2014
We spoke with Children’s National Health System’s Joanna Cohen, MD, about negative effects of synthetic marijuana.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time when the community can come together to prevent child abuse and neglect. It can be tough to recognize the signs of abuse, since it takes on many different forms.
Monday, April 14, 2014
The staff at Children’s National Imaging in Rockville know getting an MRI can be scary, which is why they use state-of-the-art equipment to ease the process and provide quality care that makes it safer for even the smallest and youngest patients undergoing sedation for imaging.
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