Nemours Doctors Offer Hope for Kids With Rare Liver Cancer

Four-year-old Blakleigh, from Murphysboro, IL, was diagnosed a year ago with a rare form of liver cancer. Chemotherapy was not working, and the family was running out of treatment options. But a targeted radiation therapy procedure at Nemours duPont Hospital for Children, saved Blakleigh’s life. Nemours is one of only two children’s hospitals in the …

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HELP YOUR KIDS SAY NO WAY TO TOBACCO TODAY!

The reality is that 5.6 million U.S. kids alive today will ultimately die from smoking. Currently in California, 5.4% of high schoolers smoke traditional cigarettes and 17.5% use e-cigarettes. What’s with the rise in the use of e-cigarettes? Let’s take a look at the myths and realities of this industry. Myth: e-cigarettes are safe. The […]

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ASK THE CPCMG PEDIATRICIAN:STREP THROAT

My kindergartner is complaining of a sore throat. How can I tell if they have strep throat? Every fall, school kids come into my office with strep throat or strep pharyngitis. The illness seems to happen when students return to classes and it is especially common in children ages 5-15 years old. The challenge is […]

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Healthy Snacking Tips& 7 Healthy Snack Ideas

The back to school season is here and it’s time to start thinking about packing lunch boxes again. Snacking can sometimes get a bad rap, but nutrient-dense snacks are the perfect way to keep your child’s energy up during the school day and to avoid getting hungry between meals. The grocery store aisles would have […]

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