On Sept. 23, @ShaqBell was presented with the 2022 Physician of the Year by @aaipdocs for her longstanding commitment to the individual and collective health of Indigenous and multi-racial children and impact within her community.
We are grateful for you Dr. Bell! 🧡
Our friends at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore just joined LinkedIn. Be sure to follow them for inspiring stories and research news out of the Maryland area!
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center has joined LinkedIn.
Follow us as we share our comprehensive pediatric care and collaborative, multidisciplinary expertise in many pediatric specialties. https://bit.ly/3SRKHbC
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Now that's a spicy classic! 🍕 The limited-edition Jimmy Kimmel X Crocs Classic Clog is baked fresh and live now on the Crocs app. Join the pizza party!
In honor of the collaboration, a charitable donation will be made to benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
We enjoyed basking in the sun and smiles at our annual Colorado Fetal Care Center reunion and seeing how well everyone is doing. Thanks to everyone who stopped by! #FetalCare #HappyBabies #NICUGrads
Meet Chef Chipmunk! This little guy can be found at our Livingston Ambulatory Center! Does your child have a favorite animal friend? Meet them all: https://bit.ly/3GOGtuV #LifeAtNCH
Kids grow up so quickly and because your child is growing at a fast pace, it's important to keep an eye on their wellness each year. Parents: Here's what you can expect at your child's well-child appointment: https://bit.ly/3RlKfSf #PrimaryCareWeek
Within weeks of her birth, Za'Mya was diagnosed with sickle cell disease and was referred to #StJude for treatment and care. Now seven years old, Za'Mya is still under the care of St. Jude. Learn more. https://bit.ly/3SDtxyL
Congrats to the Atlanta @Braves for clinching the National League East division. Sending a high five to @ronaldacunajr24 and all the players! 🙌 #ForTheA
.@AllergyKidsDoc shares answers to the most common questions parents ask about #Benadryl: https://bit.ly/3fqZs3a
Lex wants you to vote! Tomorrow is the last day to vote for @Braves pitcher @TylerMatzek for the 2022 Roberto Clemente Award. Tyler is a champion both on and off the field! ⚾ Vote now: https://www.mlb.com/community/roberto-clemente-award. #ForTheA @bravesfdn
Not even a hurricane can stop a birthday celebration. Our team is taking special care of patients, like Samya, transported during Hurricane Ian recovery efforts. Help us wish her a happy birthday while she is healing.
Thanks @ATLUTD for stopping by! Our patients love the encouragement blankets.💚
Congratulations to Drs. @WilburLam and Greg Martin, from @EmoryUniversity, who were picked to lead the @NIBIBgov Innovation Funnel Validation Center to accelerate healthcare diagnostic innovations for conditions such as maternal health, monkeypox and hepatitis C.
To address the mortality and morbidity associated with the current #MentalHealth (MH) crisis, subspecialty fellows in all disciplines may benefit from curriculum reform with increased focus on MH skills. https://ja.ma/3fCzoWp #Research
Family meals are a great time to connect as a family, and it's easier to connect without distractions. Need help getting the conversation started? Try Strong4Life's conversation starters for kids and teens: http://Strong4Life.info/3yfGCpF. 🔗
If your kids are riding scooters, balance biking, or hoverboarding to school or around the house, make sure they’ve got this life-saving accessory.
Plus, our experts say there’s even a step beyond wearing a helmet that’s important to remember.
@carlosvives visitó nuestro hospital para hablar con el Dr. Nicolás Fernández, cirujano del Departamento de Urología y con las doctoras Juliana Bonilla-Velez y Alicia Henríquez, líderes de nuestros servicios de Otorrinolaringología y Neurología en español. https://bit.ly/3SHwzSh
#ElMesdelaHerenciaHispana es un momento para reconocer y celebrar la cultura hispana y latina en nuestra comunidad. Las familias hispanohablantes forman el 18% de nuestros pacientes en Seattle Children's.
@carlosvives visited our hospital to meet with Dr. Nicolas Fernandez, attending surgeon in the Urology department, and Drs. Juliana Bonilla-Velez and Alicia Henriquez, who are leaders in our Spanish Otolaryngology and Neurology clinics. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3SHwzSh
#HispanicHeritageMonth is a time to recognize and celebrate the Hispanic and Latinx cultures in our community. At Seattle Children's, Spanish-speaking families make up 18% of our patient population.
Are you interested in #volunteering at Nationwide Children's? Check out our open positions, including Sibling Clubhouse and Wayfinding, and apply today: https://bit.ly/3xFx4Em
A girl's #period can add a new challenge to the already difficult teen years. Some of these issues can be typical, but others may need to be evaluated by a healthcare professional. Here are 4 common menstrual issues & when to seek care: https://bit.ly/3EuREJI #MenstrualHealth
Early steroid administration was not associated with hospital length of stay in a study of 1163 children hospitalized with non-MIS-C #COVID19 and entered in the SCCM VIRUS:COVID 19 registry. https://ja.ma/3UXhCNL #Research
Every parent knows to take their kid to the doctor when they’re sick. But did you know it’s also important to take your kids to the doctor at least once a year when they’re healthy? Read this blog post for what you can expect during a wellness visit. https://childrenswi.link/3Cqo3BA
Parents: Here is everything you need to know about Strep Throat. https://bit.ly/3Ef7oT8 #ParentingTips #StrepThroat
Celebrate #WorldSpaceWeek with some St. Jude patient art inspired by the support from @inspiration4x and @PolarisProgram! 🚀 💫 #WSW2022
October is #PregnancyandInfantLossAwarenessMonth. Learn more about the Purple Butterfly Project, a worldwide initiative to help bring awareness to the loss of a child born in a set of multiple babies: https://bit.ly/3ttKFNw #PurpleButterflyProject
Is your child’s rash monkeypox or hand, foot and mouth disease? An expert explains the similarities and differences: https://bit.ly/3fC0zAy
Helpful Read After #ChildhoodCancer Diagnosis and When Deciding on Treatment: Children with Cancer: A Guide for Parents @theNCI https://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/guide-for-parents
Progress against Childhood Cancer with Better Data and Clinical Trials and Children's Oncology Group (COG) Explained https://www.cancer.gov/news-events/cancer-currents-blog/2022/childhood-cancer-research-advances-cog-hawkins #ChildhoodCancer
Listen to a summary of the October 3 issue of JAMA Pediatrics by Editor in Chief Dimitri A. Christakis, MD, MPH, and Associate Editor Alison A. Galbraith, MD, MPH. https://ja.ma/3UYnyWH @AMAEdhub #Podcast
When 19-year-old Zanadi found out she was pregnant with twins, nearly everyone she knew told her to take a break from school. She didn’t listen—and is on track to graduate from college next year! Learn more about our NATEEN program for teen parents: https://www.chla.org/blog/patient-stories/program-teen-parents-helps-zanadi-go-her-goals
Have you scheduled your child's well visit? Here's why it is so important: https://bit.ly/3Eud09h #ParentingTips #DoctorsAppointment #WellChildVisit #PrimaryCareWeek
As a Pacific Northwest native, Dr. Christen Manangan joined Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic nearly six years ago as the Behavioral Health Director and said she feels honored to be a leader at a clinic with such an exciting future ahead. https://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/meet-the-medical-directors-of-odessa-brown-childrens-clinic-dr-christen-manangan/
The CRMO Warriors Guild is excited to invite you to Rocktoberfest, a dinner and auction with on October 9th at 4:30 pm. The proceeds will go to support CRMO Research here at Seattle Children’s. Get your tickets now! https://www.simpletix.com/e/rocktoberfest-tickets-112613
#COVID19 vaccination is safe and beneficial to pregnant women. https://ja.ma/3MgTG49 #Research
(5/5) Practice! Practice! Practice! You don't want to try anything new on race day so make sure you practice taking fuel throughout your training and before race day! 🦋
(4/5) Examples and what to consider: some things you can eat during your race include gels, chews, fruit, snacks, fruits and sports drinks. Some things to consider when choosing your fuel source include flavor, caffeine, ingredients and food allergies, and intolerances.
(3/5) How much: Aim for 30-90 grams every hour! (*90g/hr using mixed carbohydrates such as fructose)
(2/5) Here's what to eat *during* your race:
What: Carbohydrates! Ideally We want to refuel the body with carbohydrates to replenish our glycogen stores that are being used when we exercise!
.@NCHSportsMed dietitian and 2021 @cbusmarathon winner, Sakiko Minagawa, has some race day nutrition tips for athletes competing in the 2022 Nationwide Children's Columbus #Marathon and #HalfMarathon! ⬇️⬇️
#CbusMarathon #MarathonTraining #HalfMarathonTraining #RunningTips
“It was going around daycare.” It’s a phrase every parent is far too familiar with. For 9-month-old Violet, it was RSV, a common but potentially serious infection of the lungs. After a trip to the ED and 2 days in the hospital, Violet was back to her happy, healthy self.
Happy Monday to all of our patient families, supporters and followers. Watch to hear this special message from St. Jude patient Jordyn. #MondayMotivation
Should my baby get a flu shot? Yes! And now is the perfect time to get one. Here are 6 reasons why the flu vaccine is a smart choice: https://bit.ly/3FZdi8q #FluShot #ParentingAdvice #NewMom #NewDad
Panic attack vs. anxiety attack: do you know the difference? https://bit.ly/3RApl17 #Anxiety #MentalHealthAwareness
Last week, some kiddos at Children’s Wisconsin were surprised when Captain America paid them a visit! Not only did he hang out with kids in our Child Life Center, he also brought activity boxes for them to play with. Thanks to Cap and @TheHHeroes for making their day!
Thanks to St. Jude supporters, patients like Yamila get to lead happy, healthy lives and spend more time with the people (and furry friends!) they love like she did here in 2021.🐾
Aqueous humor can be used for prognosis as well as diagnosis of #retinoblastoma @ChildrensLA. Read more: https://www.chla.org/press-release/identified-molecular-markers-will-bring-precision-treatment-retinoblastoma @KECKSchool_USC @USCeye @USCNorris
New and expectant parents: When it comes to your newborn, you will likely find yourself asking lots of questions. One common question our experts hear is "Is their poop normal?" Here's everything parents need to know about newborn poop: https://bit.ly/3jXqKAB #NewMom #NewDad
Every week in Ohio, 3 babies die due to unsafe sleep environments. Parents: Follow the ABCs of Safe Sleep: Alone. Back. Crib. Every baby. Every sleep. https://bit.ly/3GvGl3E #SafeSleep #NewMom #NewDad