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.
More than 4.8 million American children lack health insurance, which is six percent of our population. Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program have made great strides in getting more children enrolled in public health insurance programs. However, with 72 percent of those uninsured children eligible for such programs, much more needs to be done. […]
In honor of Rare Disease Day—which raises awareness of rare diseases and their impact on patients and families—we sat down with pediatric endocrinologist and researcher Emily L. Germain-Lee, MD to discuss her advances in the treatment and research of rare bone and endocrine disorders. Dr. Germain-Lee is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology […]
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: Christine Ohannessian, PhD New research, brought to light by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s Center for Behavioral Health, takes a look at the relationship between playing video games and anxiety during adolescence. The research, titled “Video game play and anxiety during late adolescence: The moderating effects of gender and social context,” published in the Journal […]
By Connecticut Children’s Center for Behavioral Health New research, brought to light by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s Center for Behavioral Health, takes a deeper look at the relationship between social media use and anxiety in young adults. The research, titled “Social media use and anxiety in emerging adults,” featured on TIME.com, found greater social media […]
In honor of Glycogen Storage Disease Awareness Week, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and UCONN School of Medicine are excited to announce the appointment of Dr. David Weinstein, who will be bringing his world renowned Glycogen Storage Disease progam to Connecticut in early 2017. Leading pediatric endocrinologist and scientist, Dr. David A. Weinstein and his world-renowned Glycogen Storage […]