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OSF HealthCare - Archive (children)

2022
August
05,
2022
| 10:19 AM America/Chicago
The CDC has noted a national decline in pediatric immunizations. An OSF HealthCare pediatrician discusses why this is concerning and how parents can get their kids back on track....
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July
20,
2022
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
Screen time, physical activity and healthy food and drink are all things for parents to keep an eye on in maintaining their child's mental health....
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July
11,
2022
| 12:09 PM America/Chicago
For the first time since 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics has dusted off its guidelines for safe infant sleep....
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June
22,
2022
| 12:20 PM America/Chicago
OSF Children's Hospital is fixing the hearts of premature babies with an exciting new device called a Piccolo. Little Journey Lindstrom was the first to have the procedure before she was two months old. This is her story and includes video and audio ...
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May
19,
2022
| 10:38 AM America/Chicago
As the national baby formula shortage continues, an OSF HealthCare pediatrician gives advice on navigating the situation safely....
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May
13,
2022
| 10:52 AM America/Chicago
An outbreak of liver disease in children has resulted in hospitalizations and fatalities. Researchers are scrambling to find the cause, but a common virus could be involved....
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February
15,
2022
| 15:48 PM America/Chicago
A project led by the OSF Design Lab that leverages data and artificial intelligence to improve childhood vaccination rates has received national recognition as well as $25,000 in funding. The US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), through th...
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January
19,
2022
| 14:46 PM America/Chicago
Twenty research projects are sharing slightly more than $1.4 million in funding through the Jump ARCHES research and development program to address a variety of vexing medical challenges including neurological testing for children and athletes (such ...
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January
19,
2022
| 14:34 PM America/Chicago
All too many times, high school, college or even pro athletes push to be able to stay in play after a hard hit during a game, or they push to get back on the field after they’ve been held out due to a concussion. While sideline testing is done, it ha...
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2021
December
10,
2021
| 08:07 AM America/Chicago
Two teams of OSF HealthCare heart specialists worked together to give a 30 year old congenital heart patient a new lease on life, without the need for open heart surgery. The route they took put Kayla Pepmeyer on the map – she is now one of the only ...
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October
27,
2021
| 09:35 AM America/Chicago
Halloween won’t be as scary this year compared to last year for one big reason: COVID-19 vaccinations for those who are 12 and older. Federal officials who discouraged trick-or-treating a year ago now say it’s OK as long as you take COVID-19 safety p...
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September
17,
2021
| 11:50 AM America/Chicago
A highly contagious virus that can seriously impact infants and the elderly has arrived earlier than usual. Respiratory syncytial virus, otherwise known as RSV, is hitting at the same time health leaders are worried about the flu and COVID-19.What’s ...
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August
06,
2021
| 09:45 AM America/Chicago
The American Academy of Pediatricians says COVID-19 cases among children and teens jumped 84% in one week’s time with more than 72,000 kids acquiring the disease between July 22 and July 29. That’s alarming pediatricians and medical providers includi...
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June
17,
2021
| 11:14 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois has been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois was recognized among the top three children’s hospital in Illinois...
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May
21,
2021
| 11:02 AM America/Chicago
Parents with young children are seeing a variety of regressive behavior that pediatricians and therapists are tying to the trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic. These behavioral changes are taking a variety of forms depending on the age of the child and t...
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May
06,
2021
| 13:22 PM America/Chicago
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, visitor restrictions and other limitations have been challenging for loved ones and those who have been hospitalized during this time. While necessary to limit any exposure to or potential spread of the COVID...
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April
23,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare is pleased to announce that effective May 1, patients who are enrolled in Meridian Medicaid will be able to access OSF HealthCare hospitals and physicians as part of their insurance plan. The coverage applies across the state and inclu...
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April
14,
2021
| 14:21 PM America/Chicago
To look at him now, you would never guess 22-month-old Beau Kientzle was different than any other energetic and curious toddler. But flashback to June 1, 2019 – the day Beau was born – and it’s a different story.The first child of Trianna Stark and B...
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February
24,
2021
| 12:08 PM America/Chicago
Despite the availability of free routine immunizations for low-income families through a federal program, many children are not vaccinated, vaccinated late for their age, or don’t complete the course of the immunization schedule. OSF HealthCare wants...
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2020
September
10,
2020
| 08:46 AM America/Chicago
Even the smallest child can benefit from someone reading to them, including babies born prematurely. Reading helps babies with neuro-development and language skills and is a positive experience for families, helping to give a sense of normalcy of bei...
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July
10,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
It’s not uncommon for a child to have an occasional swollen ankle, high fever or just a rundown feeling. But put these symptoms together and it may be signs of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), formerly known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. A...
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July
07,
2020
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
Parents always want to do what’s best for their children. Sometimes that requires a little extra help, particularly if a child has a developmental delay. Abigail Harper, 8, has cerebral palsy due to a brain abnormality and receives physical therap...
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July
02,
2020
| 13:39 PM America/Chicago
From BBQs to beach time, plenty of families are planning on some outdoor fun this summer. During their time in the sun, parents need to make sure their kids are covered, and there are plenty of SPF options available. But for parents of infants under ...
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June
16,
2020
| 09:54 AM America/Chicago
U.S. News & World Report has ranked OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois - in the new 2020-2021 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois Nephrology, led by Dr. Vimal Raj, was ranked one of the top 50 U.S. pedi...
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May
27,
2020
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
Becket Neeley is like many 3-year-old boys, he’s full of energy and never seems to stop moving. He loves everything dinosaur and can cite multiple characteristics about the various species. Hard to imagine, but if not for the swift action of his moth...
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2019
December
17,
2019
| 12:55 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois cares for patients from throughout Illinois and annually recognizes those who are making a difference in the lives of children. The 29th annual Community Advocacy Awards were recently presented to the fo...
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September
04,
2019
| 08:50 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois is now collaborating with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) on a research protocol to more effectively diagnose and treat critically ill infants with unexplained illnesses. This c...
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July
26,
2019
| 15:42 PM America/Chicago
He may be a 3-time NBA Champion, but Shaun Livingston never forgets where he came from. Livingston, recently released from the Golden State Warriors, was in his hometown of Peoria, IL for one of his annual basketball camps and took time out of his...
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April
25,
2019
| 14:25 PM America/Chicago
In recognition of its expertise in serving adults with congenital heart disease (CHD), structural heart conditions present at birth, the OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois Adult Congenital Heart Program earned accreditation as a Comprehensive Care C...
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March
07,
2019
| 15:47 PM America/Chicago
Three OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois physicians have been presented with a Congressional Record, honoring their careers dedicated to transforming the landscape of pediatric care in the Peoria community. Dr. Stephen Bash, Dr. Richar...
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