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Sleep by the Numbers

To sleep, perchance to dream ... Eh, when you're a parent, it's more about just getting some snooze time (and praying that your little one won't ...To sleep, perchance to dream... Eh, when you're a parent, it's more about just getting some snooze time (and praying that your little one won't give you a 5 a.m. wake-up call!)

Best Children's Hospitals: Neurology

Pediatric Stroke Program director Dr. Rebecca Ichord conducts a neurological exam with her patient. Credit: Children's Hospital of Philade...In children, diseases of the nervous system are complicated and include myriad complex diagnoses, from brain tumors to epilepsy and seizures. For this reason, receiving care at specialized children's neurology and neurosurgery hospitals is paramount.

More Girls Entering Puberty Early, Study Finds

Girls are maturing earlier than ever. Credit: Getty Images Girl, you'll be a woman soon. Sooner than you thought. A new study find...

Best Children's Hospitals: Orthopedics

Does your child have a sports injury? Check out the top hospitals for orthopedics. Credit: Elise Amendola, AP
When your child is ill,...
With more children getting involved in competitive sports each year, the number of children's sports injuries is on the rise. As a result, parents are increasingly turning to specialized orthopedic hospitals to treat their children.

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.

Head Lice Is No Reason to Miss School, Report Says

Experts say kids with lice can stay in school. Credit: Sharon Gekoski-Kimmel, Philadelphia Inquirer / MCT
Your daughter's teacher notices a tiny s...


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