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Mayo Experts Comment on Respiratory Illnesses

ROCHESTER, Minn. — With the recent news about a large number of children affected by respiratory illnesses in the central U.S., Mayo Clinic Children’s Center pediatrician Phil Fischer, M.D., and pediatric infectious diseases specialist W. Charles Huskins, M.D., share information about these illnesses, what parents should look for and how [...]

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Two of a Kind: Abby and Belle

Formerly conjoined twins, Abby and Belle were separated after a daylong operation in May 2006. All these years later the family reflects on that deep moment of trust in the Mayo Clinic team. [TRT 4:14] Journalists: The full package is available in the downloads. Click here for transcript. This is a [...]

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL: A Good Night's Sleep

Is a good night's sleep on your list of back-to-school essentials? Pediatric sleep expert with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center Suresh Kotagal, M.D., says getting enough sleep is critical to students' well-being and ability to learn. Dr. Kotagal says an estimated 30 to 50 percent of children have trouble sleeping well, but a few healthy habits could help many of them sleep more soundly. [...]

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Check Medical Records

With a new school year under way, parents and caregivers are no doubt going through the preparations list: school supplies, car pools, bus schedules - check. Mayo Clinic Children's Center says now's also the time to touch base with the school office to make sure administrators are aware of any special medical conditions, needs or allergies your child [...]

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Anxiety Going to a New School

It's back-to-school time and while some children might look forward to returning to the classroom with friends, others can feel anxious. A little anxiety is normal, but sometimes worries might get out of control. That can be especially true for kids who are starting a new school. Mayo Clinic Children's Center psychiatrist Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D. has [...]

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Algorithm Reduces Use of CT Scans when Diagnosing Children with Appendicitis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQHQjii5TMU ROCHESTER, Minn. — Implementation of an algorithm aimed to diagnose pediatric patients with suspected appendicitis reduces the utilization of computed tomography (CT) scans, without affecting diagnostic accuracy, Mayo Clinic Children's Center researchers have found. The study was recently published in the journal Surgery. Acute appendicitis is the most common cause [...]

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Once Again, Mayo Clinic Children’s Center Ranked Among Best Children’s Hospitals

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Children’s Center has again been ranked as the top performing children’s hospital in Minnesota, Iowa and the Dakotas on U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-2015 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Overall rankings for the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center significantly increased in nearly all of the pediatric [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Reveals Types and Severity of Youth Ice Hockey Injuries

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new Mayo Clinic study in Pediatrics reviews the types and severity of injuries among youth ice hockey players. The study examined the spectrum of injuries and found fractures and concussions to be most frequent, with many of these injuries requiring hospitalization and surgery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yrcCe_ay60 “Ice hockey is one [...]

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