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University Health and Fresh Start are accepting applications for pediatric reconstructive surgeries
March 29, 2023
We are collaborating with Fresh Start Surgical Gifts to provide reconstructive surgery and related …
Connecting Kids to Coverage
July 19, 2022
Keeping our children healthy is one of the most important long-term investments we can make, and th…
Baby boy diagnosed with hearing loss gets first hearing aids at University Hospital | News 4
July 11, 2022
Baby Jeremiah who is four-months old has been fitted with hearing aids after University Hospital do…
Treating hearing loss in the first months of life is vital for development
July 08, 2022
The University Health audiology team wants families to know the importance of detecting and treatin…
New pediatric booster authorization raises familiar questions
May 19, 2022
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted to recommend booster shots for childre…
Hope Hits Harder will make it a little easier to be a kid in the hospital
December 13, 2021
Thanks to a $1 million gift from the Hope Hits Harder Cancer Foundation, the hospital’s Child Life …
Teens needing frequent transfusions make plea for blood donations
December 08, 2021
Kami and Kyra Crawford’s lives depend on a reliable source of blood. And with regional blood suppli…
COVID-19 Q&A: Vaccines for children 5-11
September 30, 2021
Dr. Mandie Svatek, a pediatric hospitalist at University Health, answers common questions from worr…
How to reduce COVID-19 risks for kids heading to school
July 22, 2021
How can parents protect their children? In this videotaped Q&A discussion, Dr. Teresa Ruiz, a pedia…
What does the COVID-19 vaccine mean for 12-15 year olds?
May 13, 2021
Now that the FDA has authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12-15.
A family shares this safety message as fireworks sales begin Sunday
December 17, 2020
On January 1, 2019, 13-year old Aidan Arriaga decided to take the 70-sparkler challenge. It was som…
Trauma team prepares schools for emergencies by delivering Stop the Bleed kits
August 26, 2020
This week the Level I trauma team at University Hospital delivered the final 750 bleeding control k…
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