Connecticut Children's Blog
Connecticut Children's Blog provides important perspective on pediatric health from the same voices that care for our patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
By Monique France, Emma’s mom and Clinical Care Coordinator, Craniofacial Team at Connecticut Children’s When our daughter Emma was born, I was fortunate to work as a nurse in the Division of Otolaryngology (ENT) here at Connecticut Children’s. Almost immediately we noticed that her nasal passages looked a bit narrow, so I mentioned it to […]
By Adria Giordano, Gabriella’s Mom & Associate Vice President of Development, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, our home becomes a sea of red hearts… from cookies and decorations, to candy and card making, I tend to go a bit overboard during this time of the year. Hearts are kind of […]
Congratulations to Connecticut Children’s hospitalist Alex Hogan, MD, MS, whose asthma research was just published in the journal Hospital Pediatrics. During his fellowship at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Dr. Hogan’s quality improvement project helped providers improve the asthma controller therapy they prescribed to admitted patients at the time of discharge. He found that when children […]
By Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD, “The Kid’s Bedtime Doctor” If you have a teenager who has a hard time getting up for school, remember that it is a good idea to encourage your teen to get up at about the same time each day, every day of the week. The weekend rise time should not be […]
By Caroline Weed, HuskyTHON The first time I participated in HuskyTHON as a freshman at UConn, I was nervous. I didn’t really understand what all the hype was about, but I figured if everyone is doing it and chooses to do it every year, it must be fun. When the opening ceremonies began, it started […]
By Robert D. Keder, MD, Developmental Pediatrics Media (including television, mobile devices, music, computers, and videogames) has a very strong influence on child development. This influence can be positive or negative. The research on the effects of media on child development and health led the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to ask all pediatricians to […]