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Stopping Newborn Seizures

CammyVector Neurologists at Boston Children's are pioneering new treatments for infant seizures, replacing regimens of hand-me-down drugs designed for adults. 

Treating jaundice

jaundiceLight therapy is one of several ways to treat babies with jaundice as reported on CNN's Health Minute.

New Induced Hypothermia Protocol for Newborns

Pediatric Views
HansensoulChildren's is the first and only hospital in Massachusetts to offer induced hypothermia protocol to prevent secondary brain damage in newborns.

Newborn screening: Better communication can ease lingering worries

Pediatric Views
WasibrenAs newborn "heel stick" screening expands - some states now test for 30 or more metabolic disorders - false- positive results have increased to roughly eight for every true case identified.

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