The presidential election will usher in new leadership for our country in January but is raising speculations now about how the new administration will address important questions and issues related to the health of children and adolescents.
Monthly Archive: November 2016
Dr. Vanderver, a child neurologist and geneticist, helped to pinpoint a rare subtype of leukodystrophy, a group of inherited degenerative diseases that affect the white matter in the brain and spinal cord.
Welcome back to our regular roundup of research news from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! Research at CHOP helps children wherever they are, whether in a primary care doctor’s office, in the hospital, in the community, or at home. This week’s stories cover all the bases.
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.
It has been a whirlwind week for most Americans, so if you need to break away from political news to catch up with your science news, you’ve come to the right place.
A new word is catching on to describe the sometimes overwhelming life stage of learning to behave like a grown-up: “adulting.” For youth with chronic diseases, adulting has complexities beyond coming to grips with doing their own laundry.
Welcome back to another weekly roundup of research news from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia!
Not all superheroes wear masks and capes. At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, clinical research coordinators are the often-unsung superheroes doing important work in plain clothes and in plain sight.