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Best Children's Hospitals: Respiratory Conditions

Seattle Children's Hospital nurse Kelly Worrell demonstrating asthma test for a patient. Credit: Seattle Children's Hospital
When you...
Colds and flu are the most common respiratory issues in children, but more serious conditions such as cystic fibrosis, pulmonary complications of premature birth, asthma, allergies, bronchitis, pneumonia and lung diseases can require intensive and ongoing care and hospitalization.

Best Children's Hospitals: Diabetes

Johns Hopkins is a leader in juvenile diabetes research. Credit: John's Hopkins Children's Center
When your child is ill, only the be...
Faced with the rise of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and the emerging epidemic of childhood obesity, America's top children's hospitals are ramping up their research and treatment options for diabetes and endocrine disorders.

Best Children's Hospitals: Cancer

At St. Jude's, no child is denied care because their family can't pay for treatment. Credit: Seth Dixon, St Jude Children's Research Hospi...Which hospitals are the best of the best when it comes to treating cancer, the leading cause of death in children? Three stand out.

Best Children's Hospitals: Digestive and Liver Disorders

Nurses keep things light. Credit: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center When your child is sick, only the very best care is goo...Here are the top hospitals treating digestive disorders for children.
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New Guidelines Aim to Reduce Repeated C-Sections

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Most women who've had a C-section, and many who've had two, shoul...

Whooping Cough Vaccine Safe, Researchers Insist

Flyers in several languages urging whooping cough vaccinations are seen at a recent news conference by the CDC, to publicize a recent, sha...

In-Vitro Babies Show (Slightly) Higher Risk for Cancer

Research shows invitro babies may be at higher risk of birth defects. Credit: Stefan Wermuth, AFP/Getty Images
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