What patients and families need to know
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Living in a world where there are a number of ongoing conflicts, terror, and acts of violence close to home, it seems that children are exposed to an increasing amount of intense events. With endless news coverage, it is becoming harder to protect children from these realities.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Asthma flare-ups or “attacks” can be overwhelming for a child. When this happens there are steps you can take to keep your child calm and help guide him or her through a difficult episode.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Eczema affects 10 to 20 percent of all children and can be caused by environmental triggers, genetics, or allergies. Here are five tips for managing your child’s eczema and minimizing flare-ups.
Friday, April 15, 2016
As a parent at Children’s National, you may notice that a lot of doctors check in with your child every day. Children’s National is part of a rich tradition of teaching hospitals working to train the next generation of physicians.
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.
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