A study published by JAMA Pediatrics – a leading, peer-reviewed journal of the American Medical Association – found that Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) reduces preventable death among both low-income mothers and their first-born children living in disadvantaged, urban neighborhoods.
Le Bonheur President and CEO Meri Armour was was one of four recipients of the Girls Incorporated 26th Annual Celebration Luncheon Awards. Armour received the SMART award, which celebrates women who have achieved significant academic success in their chosen field and/or have assisted others in reaching their academic goals – women who have achieved their personal, educational and career goals and are economically independent.
Asan Tejwani wants the people who work at Le Bonheur to know someone appreciates them. Tejwani recently made a gift to the hospital as a tribute to all Le Bonheur nurses, doctors and other medical professionals. An asthma treatment room in the Emergency Department was named in recognition of his special donation.
Many parents struggle with how to handle kids and nightmares. We talked to Thomas Hobson, Director of Child Life Services at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. Thomas, also a father of two, has the professional and personal expertise to share with parents both the clinical and practical sides of parenting. Here's what he had to say. How many nights have my wife and I been woken up by a crying child standing at our bedside? More than I would ever wish to count. But, children and bad dreams are just a part of childhood and parenting. Do you have them get in bed with you and risk not sleeping well?
Participating Dairy Queen® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations throughout the United States and Canada will help make miracles for hospitalized children during the eighth annual Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day.