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More than half a million children in the United States will have a seizure this year. They can occur at any time. Le Bonheur Children’s Chief Neurologist James Wheless, MD, PhD, who also serves as co-director of the hospital’s Neuroscience Institute, explains more about seizures, their causes and warning signs for parents.
Vision Screening 101: When to take your child to the optometrist or ophthalmologist and what to expectPosted: August 17, 2017
When it comes to children, how do you know if you should consult an optometrist or an ophthalmologist for eye-related issues?
Does your child really need to wear special protective eye glasses to view the solar eclipse? Yes, and here's why.
It’s important to know you can help prevent suicide by being aware and taking action.
Often, parents believe it is better to hide reality from children and adolescents, but more often than not, children can already sense when something is wrong at home.
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It is very important not to use any home remedies to remove a tick. Things like nail polish, petroleum jelly, heat or flames are not effective.
Make sure your family is prepared by stocking a first aid kit. Le Bonheur Pediatrician Kristen Bettin, MD, MEd, shares which items she thinks are essential for a kit.
Strokes in children are more common than you might think. Here are ways to recognize signs and seek treatment for pediatric stroke patients.
A step-by-step video guide on anchoring furniture from Le Bonheur Director of Injury Prevention and Safe Kids Mid-South Susan Helms.