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Two-year old Emmitt Elijah Sky McMurry got off to a rocky start. While he was in utero he was positioned head up ―or breach― instead of head down. As a result, his hips were unable to develop correctly, and he was born with hip dysplasia― an unstable joint dislocation where...
To help recognize National Diabetes Month, Maureen Dever, MSN, CRNP, CDE, PPCNP-BC, nurse practitioner in the Diabetes Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is here to talk about the growing issue of type 2 diabetes in children and teens. Type 2 diabetes is occurring more often in children and teens....
Top Issues in Children’s Health
The Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014 (ACE Kids Act) is a proposal to improve how care is delivered to America’s children with complex medical conditions on Medicaid.
CHIP provides free or low-cost health coverage to more than eight million children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid.