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‘The Best Combination of Care’

New technology delivers the expertise of neonatal experts to rural patients in Vermont and northern New York.

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Care at Home Helps Children Thrive

Meet Henry. He’s two years old and his neurological condition is one in a million. Home health care is helping him beat the odds.

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COVID-19 Vaccination: Is it Really Safe for My Kids?

Experts from UVM Children’s Hospital answer parent and caregiver questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids.

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Ask the Expert: How to Talk to Children about LGBTQIA+

In this Q&A, pediatrician Anna Hankins, MD, shares her advice for open, curious conversations with your child around LGBTQIA+, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Let’s Talk About Consent

It can be uncomfortable, but talking explicitly to our children and young adults about safe and unsafe touch is critical to empowering them and helping them understand that they are in control of their bodies.

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You’re Sick, Too?

An expert weighs in on why it feels like everyone is sick right now.

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5 Healthy Recipes You Can Make with Your Kids

From midweek dinners to tasty snacks, these easy-to-make, affordable meals are perfect for even the pickiest eaters.

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Rounding Up Support for Child-Centered Care

Big Change Roundup (BCRU) is UVM Children’s Hospital’s largest fundraising event that supports the high-quality, child-centered care we provide our region’s pediatric patients. Find out how you can make a difference in the lives of children in Vermont and Northern New York during this year’s event March 28-April 29.

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A Pioneering Procedure: Pediatric Spinal Anesthesia

For decades, physicians at the University of Vermont Medical Center and UVM Larner College of Medicine have been pioneering a safer way to administer anesthesia to pediatric patients without putting them 'to sleep'.

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Myocarditis and Vaccination: Is It Worth the Risk?

Myocarditis, a rare side effect of COVID-19 vaccination, made headlines. A pediatric cardiologist at UVM Medical Center explains why coronavirus infection poses a much, much greater danger.

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Top 5 Pregnancy Myths, Busted

Three experts within the University of Vermont Health Network offer advice on common pregnancy myths — from needing to eat for two, to exercise and more. Our UVM Medical Center chef also offers three recipes with pregnancy-boosting nutrients.

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Two Years Into the Pandemic, Teens Logging on for Help

Physicians across the UVM Health Network are using video visits and telehealth appointments to meet the growing need for adolescent mental health care

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Explaining the Safety of the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children: The Experts Weigh In

Pediatric experts Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at UVM Children’s Hospital, and Rebecca Bell, MD, president of the Vermont state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a pediatric critical care specialist, weigh in on the safety of the vaccines for children.

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First With Kids: What You Need to Know About Teen Suicide

Suicide is a leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds. Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont Children's Hospital, provides advice to parents when dealing with this difficult subject.

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Social Media Challenges: Why Teens Take the Dare

Why do dangerous or destructive behaviors appeal to teenagers and how can parents help them steer clear? Child psychiatrist Jeremiah Dickerson, MD, offers guidance for perplexed parents.

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