What patients and families need to know
Posts published by Cydney Cappello
Monday, February 23, 2015
“It’s a beautiful way to capture the child’s experience. Every yellow bead was a night in the hospital, every black bead was a needle poke,” said Heather Langlois, a social worker who manages the Beads of Courage program at Children’s National. Learn more about our Cardiac ICU’s Beads of Courage program.
Friday, January 16, 2015
A study by researchers at Children’s National Health System provided direct evidence that targeting specific receptors in white matter cells after brain injury promotes cellular and functional recovery.
Monday, November 24, 2014
The popular Christmas carol, “(There’s No Place Like) Home for the Holidays,” is not a reality for some patients at Children’s National Health System, but our teams and volunteers work hard to make our families’ experiences as close to home as possible.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The Fetal Medicine Institute at Children’s National provides expertise in fetal medicine and how to care for your baby during pregnancy.
Monday, August 4, 2014
How many immunization shots does your child need? Check out these charts illustrating approximate recommendations of vaccines per age group.
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