orthopedics 

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, only the best care is good enough. So we're highlighting the hospitals that are leading the way in...
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.

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Doctors skipping casts for broken bones

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