Le Bonheur Children’s has been selected as one of five health care organizations to receive services addressing the medical, housing/environmental and medical-legal needs of asthma patients and families.
Pneumonia is the leading cause of hospitalization in children and respiratory viruses continue to be the most common reason children develop pneumonia, according to new results published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Children’s eating habits are a national concern because of the high and increasing prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States. New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics emphasize the importance of introducing kids to a wide variety of “whole foods.” Whole foods are naturally low in sodium and include a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans and nuts, lean meat, fish as well as low-fat dairy. In recognition of National Nutrition Month, Le Bonheur Dietitian Lindsey Lee, MS, RD, LDN, shares some ways parents can ensure their child is eating a healthful diet.