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Is it Growing Pains or Something More Serious?

Most kids will experience pains in their legs at some point whether it be through overuse or the aching associated with growing pains. But if your child’s leg pain is severe or lasting longer…

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How Do I Know if My Child Has Craniosynostosis?

A condition that causes a newborn’s skull to be misshapen, craniosynostosis occurs in about 1 in 2,000 births—and it should be treated. Plastic surgeon Dr. Faizi Siddiqi and neurosurgeon…

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Is it Safe for Your Kids to Have a Playdate?

A lot of parents are concerned about keeping their kids safe during the COVID pandemic. Parents and teenagers may be vaccinated, but younger kids are not eligible to receive the shot yet. Is it safe…

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Check in on Your Own Mental Health As Well as Your Kid’s

Concerned that your child or teen may be struggling with their mental well-being? It may be important to check-in with your own mental health first. On today's Health Minute, Andrew Smith, PhD…

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What is Funnel Chest and How is it Treated?

Pectus excavatum or funnel chest is a deformity that can cause a child’s ribs and breastbone to grow inward giving the chest wall a sunken appearance. In some cases the condition is merely…

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Utah Fetal Center: High-Risk Pregnancy Care in one Place

High-risk pregnancies require a team of experts to address both child and mother's needs before, during, and after delivery. Dr. Stephen Fenton is the founder and director of the Utah Fetal…

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What Is Pigeon Chest and How Is it Treated?

Pectus carinatum or pigeon chest, is a genetic disorder that makes the chest wall jut out during puberty. While the condition may cause only minor physical issues, it can have a significant impact on…

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Three Common Sports Injuries in Young Athletes

For young athletes, injuries happen—from sprained joints in sports like soccer or track, to dislocated shoulders on the football field. Orthopedic specialist Dr. Julia Rawlings talks about…

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How to Decide Between In-person or Online School for Your Child

Your child's school has asked you to decide between in-person or online classes. What are the important considerations? Pediatric infectious disease expert and epidemiologist Dr. Adam Hersh…

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Tips for Getting Kids to Wear Face Masks

Whether you're asymptomatic or have symptoms, wearing a face mask can help reduce the chance of spreading coronavirus for everyone—including children. But getting your child to wear a face…

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5 Most Common Pediatric Home Injuries

Kids are active, spontaneous—and bound to eventually get hurt at home. What are the most common injuries, how do they happen, and how you can prevent them in the first place? Dr. Cindy Gellner…

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Anorectal Malformations

One in 5,000 U.S. children are born with an anorectal malformation. These congenital defects will require surgery from a specialist after birth. Learn how these are treated with Dr. Michael Rollins.

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Pediatric Teratoma: What It Is and How It's Treated

A teratoma is a collection of tissues that form in a developing child that could lead to serious, potentially life-threatening complications. Dr. Stephen J. Fenton explains what causes this rare…

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What Is Hirschsprung's Disease?

When a newborn is unable to pass stool, the cause could be Hirschsprung’s Disease, a rare congenital disorder that can lead to serious complications. Dr. Michael Rollins explains the disease…

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CMV: A Leading Cause of Newborn Hearing Loss that You’ve Never Heard Of

Infection from a common virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV), is the leading cause of non-genetic hearing loss in U.S. newborns. Even though the virus is far more prevalent than Zika, it remains relatively…

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3 Things Parents Should Know About Concussions

Concussions are dangerous and something parents and coaches should be concerned about. On this Health Minute, neurosurgeon Dr. Greg Hawryluk offers three things parents and coaches should keep in…

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