What patients and families need to know
Posts published by Childrens National Health System
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Genetic counselors are board-certified health professionals with specialized graduate degrees, training, and experience in medical genetics and counseling.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
It’s often difficult for patients and their families to spend the holidays in the hospital. Being in an unfamiliar environment can be jarring, especially for patients who are trying to recover or aren’t feeling well. At Children’s National Health System, we try to create a holiday experience for patients that can be as comfortable and memorable as being at home.
Friday, October 2, 2015
After witnessing a traumatic event, such as school shooting or natural disaster, or watching the event unfold on the news, many children may have questions or experience feelings of anxiety, confusion, or fear. It’s important that adults know how to help them overcome their feelings of grief or fear in a supportive way.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
In this post, Children’s National dietitian Angela Boadu, RD, LDN/LD, shares tips on how to pack a nutritious school lunch for kids and how to avoid fighting over food with children.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Here's a recipe for gluten-free peppermint patties that kids love.
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