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The research, from Penn Nursing and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, underscores the need for more comprehensive screening when caring for adolescents who suffer a concussion.
New Penn Medicine research shows that parents are open to talking about gun safety measures with their children’s pediatricians and willing to change firearm storage practices.
The Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor with appointments in Penn Engineering and the Perelman School of Medicine on forging his own path in the fields of health care and computer science.
In a Q&A, Lori Handy of Penn Medicine and CHOP discusses what it means now that this final group can get protection, plus offers recommendations for families with concerns about doing so.
Research by Diane Spatz of the School of Nursing and colleagues reveals how donating milk served as an important part of the grieving process for some parents who had lost a baby before or at birth.
The generosity of Penn alumnus Michael Armellino creates a center for the care of patients with the rare genetic condition across all stages of life and propels scientific discovery.
The new center, funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, aims to identify and protect children in vulnerable communities from environmental exposures.
A four-year sibling-matched cohort study examines whether infants and young children may be uniquely susceptible to adverse neurocognitive outcomes after invasive mechanical ventilation.
As the pandemic enters its third year, kids under five can’t get vaccinated. Researchers explain what’s been unfolding with the vaccine authorization process.
Penn Nursing research found children who survive critical illness and their parents commonly experience physical, emotional, and cognitive conditions as a result. These effects can also include prolonged absences from school and/or work.
Paul Offit of the Perelman School of Medicine says that uncertain benefits for children and lack of historical data on bivalent vaccines might not justify pediatric authorizations for omicron boosters.
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Ariel A. Williamson of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests that parents with children attending kindergarten in the fall should start good sleep habits now.
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