Stories about: Children’s Hospital Informatics Program

This week on Thrive: Nov. 16 – 20

Here’s a quick look at what Thrive was up to last week.

A son tells his story of how he got to know his father because of advances in epilepsy medication. More and more teens are infected with STDs. Uninsured trauma victims are more likely to die of their injuries. Is there a rise of violence in girls’ sports? Massachusetts takes action on school bullying. The HealthMap team gives its weekly H1N1 update. Children’s Claire McCarthy, MD, talks about how childhood stress can lead to adult depression. Our Mediatrician puts Michael Jackson’s dance moves in perspective and we get a firsthand account of how Thrive editor Matt Cyr and his family survived the swine flu.

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This week on Thrive: Nov. 9 – 13

Here’s a quick look at what Thrive was up to last week.

An eco-perspective is explored on H1N1. Survivors of childhood brain cancer face a variety of late effects and why you need to get rid of your old glass thermometers. Children’s explores how babies understand expressions and emotions and offers tips on how to prepare your child for a flu vaccine. A new study reveals that parents are out of touch about knowing their kids’ stress levels and a Children’s expert gives tip on how to help kids cope with the stress of having a parent at war. The HealthMap team gives us our weekly H1N1 update and your questions are answered about whether or not your asthmatic child should get the H1N1 vaccine. Children are increasingly relying on food stamps and the Mediatrician dishes on telenovelas and toddlers.

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This week on Thrive: Nov. 2 – 6

Here’s a quick look at what Thrive was up to last week.

Read why the days of jumping back into a game after a possible concussion are over. A new study shows that adult survivors of childhood cancer are much more likely to experience suicidal thoughts than their peers. Children’s expert Ellen Hanson, PhD, questions whether autism really is on the rise. An experimental heart valve saves a child with H1N1. Children’s has established and unprecedented partnership with the state’s largest health plans. The HealthMap team gives its weekly H1N1 update. Children’s Dennis Rosen, MD, questions whether sleeping late can keep your child slim and Joanne Cox, MD, answers parents’ questions about H1N1. Our resident mediatrician tackles the question of graphic violent and sexual images in the media and a teen guest blogger writes about teens and self-esteem.

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H1N1 (swine flu) weekly update: Oct. 21 – 27

bussneezeHere are this week’s H1N1 updates from the HealthMap team of the Children’s Hospital Informatics Program.

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