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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.

We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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