LVHN News (pediatrics)

2019
August
23,
2019
| 07:42 PM America/New_York
Recent research finds, for example, that children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, along with difficulties such as trouble drifting off, fragmented slumber and daytime f...
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August
23,
2019
| 07:18 PM America/New_York
By Emily Shiffer Summer is the season of late nights and no alarm clocks. But after two months of blissful, routine-free life, the first week of school can be a rude awakening for kids and parents alike. “One-third of the general population does n...
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2018
October
08,
2018
| 06:15 PM America/New_York
When your child is sick, going to the doctor’s office isn’t always convenient or practical (somebody’s got a stomach bug). But now, kids between the ages of 3 and 17 can have an LVHN Pediatric Video Visit with one of our providers, right from the com...
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August
16,
2018
| 05:55 PM America/New_York
The start of a new school year is not far off. If you have a child who will be ready for kindergarten next year, now is the time to make sure your child will be up to date on required immunizations for attendance at school. Pediatrician Garry Hami...
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August
14,
2018
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
Tips for Treating Children’s Burns Burns and fires are a leading cause of injury and accidental death in children and adults, and account for an estimated 3,275 adult and child deaths per year. To help ensure you know what to do in case of a bu...
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July
30,
2018
| 09:37 PM America/New_York
When should my baby start walking or talking? These are common questions that new parents have and with good reason. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children be screened for general development milestones like these at each well ch...
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2017
July
28,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
When the doors first opened at the Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–17th Street Play Center in 2002, Jennifer Miller and her colleagues there weren’t sure what to expect. “I remember the first day and the first few weeks, we didn’t get many children,”...
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July
24,
2017
| 03:23 PM America/New_York
If your child consistently has trouble saying ‘r’ and instead substitutes ‘w’, your child may have an articulation disorder. That speech problem – among several others – can be treated by speech-language pathologists, also known as speech therapis...
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2016
December
28,
2016
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other causes of sleep-related deaths decreased dramatically since the first safe sleep initiatives were launched in the 1990s, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). But in recent years the numb...
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2014
December
17,
2014
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Meet Our Experts Debra Esernio-Jenssen, MD Pediatrics View Profile Debra Esernio-Jenssen, MD, has devoted her medical career to what she calls “the most vulnerable children in America” – the victims of child abuse. Last su...
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