The non-invasive treatment that reduces brain damage and improves an infant’s chance of survival was donated by the family behind Lauren’s Hope Foundation, a non-profit formed after Lauren Flood died in 2007 at age 4 due to blood deprivation that injured her brain at birth.
Lauren Flood’s mother, Ann, says children like Liam will carry on Lauren’s legacy forever. Read More»
Your toddler refuses to eat anything but chicken nuggets. Your tween has sworn off meat. If your child is picky about what he or she eats, you’re not alone. How can you get your child to eat more nutritiously?
Ranita Kuryan, MD, comes from a close-knit family, so she appreciates close relationships with her patients’ families.
She is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist with Children’s Hospital at Lehigh Valley Hospital, of Lehigh Valley Health Network. She diagnoses and cares for children and adolescents who have diabetes, growth problems, early or delayed puberty and other hormonal disorders. She sees patients at LVPG Pediatric Endocrinology–17th Street.
“(Children are) resilient, they’re innocent, they’re funny,” she says. “They just make me smile, and we have a lot to learn from them.”
Marvine Elementary School third-grader Grace Perez won the Facebook vote after the February Community Canvas event at the Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem.
On Wednesday, March 18, students from Easton’s Cheston Elementary School will participate in the third 2015 Community Canvas preliminary round 6 to 8 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club, 210 Jones Houston Way, Easton.
At the March 18 event, each student artist will receive a lunchbox full of supplies and will have 45 minutes to create a piece of artwork based on a healthy theme. The audience in attendance will vote for their favorites, and the artwork also will be posted to Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Facebook page for voting. The artists with the most votes will advance to the grand finale this spring. All children who participate will receive a prize.
In addition, chef Ben Forsee of Greenmouth Juice Bar and Café in Easton will attend the event, offering free healthy meal samples. Wednesday’s event is free and open to the public. Read More»
There’s a new way to watch the videos about our Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) providers – and there are 21 new videos to check out too.
Now you can meet our providers by visiting the Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) section of our website, where their videos are easy to sort by specialty. In the screen capture above, orthopedic surgeons’ videos are displayed in the black box. The videos also are part of each provider’s Find a Doctor profile page, where you also can learn about office location, education, training, clinical trials, personal interests and more.
The short videos share the providers’ personality, passion and expertise. Among the 160 videos available here, 21 are new this week. They’re listed below, with links to their Find a Doctor profiles. Read More»