Tag Archive: public health

Nov 15 2016

Q&A: How Pediatricians Can Help Suburban Families in Poverty

The shiny picture of the American dream sometimes belies underlying struggles. This may be especially true in suburban communities, where demographic shifts in the last decade have left growing numbers of families experiencing poverty or near-poverty conditions in which they struggle to pay the bills.

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Jul 22 2016

CHOP Research In the News: ONC Award, Vision and Concussions, Raising 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Awareness

This week we’re excited to report on a second award for an innovative technology solution to access, filter, and harness emerging disease updates.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-onc-award-vision-concussions-raising-22q11-2-deletion-syndrome-awareness/

May 27 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Summer-Ready Stories about Families, Travel, and Science

Welcome back to another weekly roundup of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! As we head into Memorial Day weekend in the U.S. and the informal start to summer, let’s begin with news this week that resonates with some of the things we love about summer.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-summer-ready-stories-families-travel-science/

Jan 14 2016

Research Needed to Provide Pediatric Treatment During Disasters

Children’s health security is a weak spot in disaster preparedness planning, according to a new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics that calls for research to be a high priority in order to develop pediatric dosing guidelines and formulations for life-saving medication, equipment, and supplies.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-needed-to-provide-pediatric-treatment-during-disasters/

Jan 12 2016

How Children’s Hospitals Can Gain Social Awareness Via ACOs

Policy researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are among those leading a public conversation about how pediatric hospitals and health systems can address social factors affecting health within ACO structures.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/how-childrens-hospitals-can-gain-social-awareness-via-acos/