A child neurologist explains what to expect from birth to age 5, and when to seek help from your physician.
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Your child's health doesn’t stop being a priority when leaving the house is a challenge.
For your convenience and safety, we offer secure and easy virtual visits by video for most pediatric care.
Video visits are now covered by most insurance plans.
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UChicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital again has been ranked as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country, placing No. 2 in Illinois.
The University of Chicago Medicine is seeing "incredible" results using an off-label cancer drug to treat children with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP). One 7-year-old patient, who had 32 surgeries in five years for the condition, hasn't needed a single one since she started this treatment in May 2021.
Developmental and behavioral pediatrician Sarah Sobotka, MD, MSCP, has been working to figure out how medical providers and health insurance companies can navigate a shortage of home healthcare workers to ensure that children with medical complexity receive proper care within their own homes and away from hospitals.
A new UChicago study finds socioeconomic disparities in parental knowledge and beliefs about their influence on their children’s development, but those beliefs are malleable.
Pollen and molds are the most common allergies in the spring and summer. Here are steps to take to help mitigate the effects of these allergies.
The pediatric injury prevention team at Comer Children's Hospital, along with the medical director of the Illinois Poison Control Center, explain how to prevent unintentional poisoning at home.
UChicago Medicine's pediatric injury prevention team provides insights on the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, especially during the wintertime.
UChicago Medicine celiac disease expert Ritu Verma, MD, discusses how to navigate issues like dietary restrictions, school accommodations and social isolation.
With children and teens under 16 representing more than a quarter of all admissions to burn center hospitals, it's important for parents and guardians to help prevent burn injuries. Experts from UChicago Medicine share important information on these injuries and how to prevent them.
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Comer Children's is advancing the forefront of kids' health. Our pediatric specialists are committed to offering every child the latest treatments and clinical breakthroughs. Because we believe kids of all ages should be able to grow up to be healthy, happy and strong.