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October 17, 2012 | Jeremy S. Slone, MD, MPHDr. Jeremy Slone, Pediatric Oncologist

One of the first questions I get after telling someone that I am a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Botswana is, “Can you give the kids chemotherapy?” The answer is yes, but it is a complicated process. First, the hospital purchases and supplies all medications, including chemotherapy, like hospitals do back in the United States.

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October 16, 2012 | Roberta Anding

Measuring child's blood pressureAccording to the Centers for Disease Control, 67 million Americans have high blood pressure. Often nicknamed the silent killer, high blood pressure often has no real symptoms but is a major contributor to heart attack and stroke. Historically, high blood pressure is viewed as an adult disease.

October 11, 2012 | Dr. Douglas Ris, Chief of Psychology

October 10, 2012 | Dr. Douglas Ris, Chief of Psychology

Teenager sleeping in classroom at desk"To sleep: perchance (my teen): ay, there’s the rub"

There is the rub indeed. If Shakespeare had teenagers, he might have had Hamlet say these words. For what parent has not struggled with the adolescent who wants to burn the candle at both ends?

October 09, 2012 | Dr. Marni Axelrad, Child Psychologist