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Monthly Archive: December 2012
Dec 31 2012
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Dec 28 2012
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Dec 27 2012
A study of physicians’ knowledge of and attitudes toward concussion management practices points to the need for improved concussion-specific training and infrastructure to support optimal patient care. The findings, recently published online in Pediatrics, led The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to create a new “medical home” model for managing adolescent and pediatric concussion.
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Dec 21 2012
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Dec 18 2012
The Center for Autism Research (CAR) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia works to make rapid progress in understanding the underlying causes of autism. CAR’s mission is based on the principle that effective treatments for autism spectrum disorders, or ASD, will only emerge with increased understanding of the causes.
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Dec 17 2012
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) – a family of developmental disorders associated with complex social challenges – can be scary, and not just because autism’s causes remain largely unknown, or because effective treatments are elusive. Autism is also scary because its prevalence seems to be on the rise.
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Dec 14 2012
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Dec 13 2012
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Dec 12 2012
The holiday season is once again upon us! While it’s a time for family and friends to gather, indulge in traditions, and celebrate this season of giving, it’s also hard to believe another year has passed. In another “I can’t believe it’s already here” tradition, the new edition of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research …
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Dec 09 2012
Cancer therapy for children has come a long way over the last several decades, and the cure rate for some forms of pediatric cancer is at an all-time high. Although this success rate offers tremendous hope and optimism, there are some children whose disease fails to respond to conventional treatment, leaving doctors to explore novel …
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