8/26/2014 3:53:55 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Joseph Ortenberg, MD, has been elected president of the American Association of Pediatric Urologists and will serve the next year as head of this organization for practicing pediatric urologists.
8/16/2014 12:44:35 PM
Children's Hospital's physicians and residents raised over $5,000 for the Team Gleason Foundation and ALS research with our Ice Bucket Challenge!
7/3/2014 9:54:45 AM
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have recognized Children's Hospital for achieving indicators to improve quality of patient care and outcomes with their Silver Achievement Award for at least 12 consecutive months of 85 percent or higher adherence to their "Get With The Guidelines Resuscitation Achievement" guidelines.
5/22/2014 10:08:03 AM
Learn more about the Mucormycosis outbreak from 2008-2009 and the aggressive steps Children's Hospital took to identify, investigate, report and eliminate the problem.
5/5/2014 1:09:11 PM
As children grow, parents change along with them, learning to do things in different ways and to interact in ways that weren't possible at earlier developmental stages.
3/6/2014 3:01:28 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Steve Worley, CEO of LCMC Health, announced today the promotion of Mary Perrin to president and CEO of Children's Hospital effective April 1.
3/6/2014 2:49:03 PM
As National Patient Safety Awareness Week kicks off (March 2 - 8, 2014) Children's Hospital New Orleans is joining forces with children's hospitals around the country to affirm the critical role patient families play in making hospital stays as safe as possible for their children.
2/25/2014 6:41:29 PM
Be the lucky winner of a beautiful pair of diamond earrings at the upcoming Sugarplum Ball!
2/11/2014 1:06:11 PM
Purchase a Miracle Balloon for $1 from February 10 - March 31 and help make miracles happen at Children's Hospital in New Orleans.
1/6/2014 4:39:56 PM
It's distressing for parents when they find that their child is encountering difficulty in the classroom. Here are some tips for effective communication between school and family that can help solve the problem.
10/7/2013 3:13:13 PM
Standard & Poor's Rating Services affirmed its AA- issuer credit rating (ICR) to Children's Hospital - the highest bond rating of any hospital in the state.
10/7/2013 2:48:06 PM
Funding, research to benefit local patients with blood disorders.
10/1/2013 1:56:18 PM
The key to getting and staying organized is advanced planning and developing a routine.
9/6/2013 6:19:50 PM
The popularity of energy drinks has increased dramatically since their introduction in the 1980s. These drinks now represent a $5 billion industry and are purchased primarily by male teenagers and young adults, especially those involved in sports.
9/6/2013 6:12:22 PM
Neurosurgeon Joseph Nadell, M.D., F.A.C.S., has announced he will retire at the end of summer. Dr. Nadell has been at Children's Hospital since January 1976.
8/19/2013 5:12:00 PM
Teaching children about money is a parent's responsibility, but often we aren't sure how to do it.
7/26/2013 12:53:21 PM
The end of summer means it's school time! For some young children this will be one of their first experiences away from home and family. Children are often exited about the new environment, toys and activities, and meeting other children. But others may be anxious and unsure.
7/10/2013 9:41:49 AM
Language skills play an important role in children's later reading and thinking skills. Parents can support this development through positive interactions and experiences.
6/28/2013 9:58:16 AM
Children who feel connected to their dads are more likely to feel secure and happy. When dads spend time with children, children interpret it as "I'm important", and it boasts their self-esteem.
6/4/2013 3:40:29 PM
One in five Louisiana children with special healthcare need resources - Steven Nguyen is helping them.
6/3/2013 3:55:42 PM
The Gulf South region generously opened their hearts and wallets in support of the 2013 Children's Miracle Network Telethon, raising a record amount of $1,971,642.
5/30/2013 2:28:47 PM
The American Academy of Pediatrics has once again recommended that pediatricians should advise parents and children against using trampolines for recreational purposes. The original alert was published in 1977 and has been repeated several times since then
5/28/2013 7:46:11 PM
Today's families are suffering from a lack of time. The daily grind is more like scheduled hyperactivity. Often the first thing to get pushed to the side in our busy routines is time together - Family Time.
5/14/2013 4:09:10 PM
All children wonder and worry about friendships. Making and keeping friends is a skill that comes naturally to many children, but others need a little guidance and support.
5/1/2013 1:16:00 PM
Many parents worry that their children will not retain the knowledge they learned over the school year once summer fun starts. However, there are some activities that you can do to help ensure that your child will "keep up the good work."
4/25/2013 4:21:44 PM
(Thursday, June 6, 2013) UPDATE: Today the La. Legislature approved HB 720 which allows the state to sell the NOAH property to Children's Hospital.
4/15/2013 6:14:51 PM
The transition into parenthood can be quite a culture shock. The changes new parents experience can be exhilarating, wonderful and overwhelming! Finding other parents to connect with is crucial.
2/24/2013 6:37:23 PM
The preteen years can be a challenge to the parent-child relationship. Your sweet school-age son or daughter may begin to seem moodier, distant, or more affected by the social ups-and-downs of daily life.
1/8/2013 8:04:22 PM
Parenting can be such a rewarding and exciting experience. It can also be exhausting and frustrating. Parents need resources and support to do the job well.
12/26/2012 2:10:26 PM
The Child Neurology Society presented Ann Henderson Tilton, MD, with the 2012 Hower Award at the 41st Annual CNS Meeting in November.
12/26/2012 2:03:18 PM
Clarence Greene, Jr., MD, was named one of America's Top Doctors and among the top 1 percent of neurosurgeons in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
12/26/2012 1:31:55 PM
Children's parent corporation expands system, preserves residency programs
12/12/2012 12:27:09 PM
Purchase Recovery of a Lifetime by Mike and Chris Reis and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Children's Hospital. Recovery of a Lifetime is the inspirational journey of a Super Bowl Hero Son and his father's battle against multiple addictions.
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9/6/2012 7:02:57 PM
A nearly $20 million, five-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to support biomedical research was announced today by eight higher education academic, research, and health care delivery institutions in Louisiana.
8/15/2012 8:49:57 PM
Effective November 15, 2012, Children's Hospital and all it's satellite campuses will be smoke free.
7/26/2012 10:05:10 AM
Malia Sanchez, of Boyce, Louisiana, is the first pediatric patient in the state to undergo surgery for a Berlin Heart. After contracting an infection, Malia was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a chronic disease of the heart, and had to be placed on a heart/lung bypass called Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).
7/16/2012 8:41:37 PM
As part of a nationwide campaign launched earlier this year, NHTSA and Safe Kids are joining safety advocates at events around the country to urge parents and caregivers to think "Where’s baby? Look before you lock.”
7/5/2012 8:22:29 PM
In 2010, approximately 253,000 people were treated for lawn mower related injuries, of which 17,000 were aged 18 years or younger. At Children's Hospital, we have seen our share of such injuries.
6/26/2012 10:07:43 PM
In a medical emergency, timing is everything. That's why early last year, Children's Hospital became the first hospital in the state to have an on-site helicopter dedicated solely to pediatric transport. Since landing at Children's in January of 2011, the helicopter has been available for transport 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
6/3/2012 9:37:54 PM
The Children's Hospital Telethon, held Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3, was a huge success and surpassed the 2011 total raising $1,812,422.
5/31/2012 8:39:03 PM
On Thursday, June 7, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will award Children’s Hospital in New Orleans with a $75,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant to support the pediatric cancer research of Dr. Ofelia Crombet. Her work will involve determining potential mechanisms of resistance to therapies for lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) to develop more effective treatments.
5/11/2012 3:22:21 PM
The Speech, Language, and Audiology Department at Children's Hospital provides evaluation, management and consultation for patients from birth to 21 years of age.
4/24/2012 12:16:30 PM
The 31st annual Sugarplum Ball, Voodoo Bayou Ball, was held Friday, March 16. Gregor Fox graciously opened his home to Children's Hospital and a sell-out crowd of 683 guests.
4/24/2012 11:59:49 AM
The 2011 Kids Fund Campaign raised $843,187 to help complete construction of two new surgery suites. The new operating rooms are furnished with state-of-the art equipment, affording surgeons the opportunity to perform more complex surgeries.
4/24/2012 11:52:13 AM
On Saturday, March 3, More than 400 fishermen in 202 boats participated in the 2nd annual Children's Hospital Bass Classic at Doiron's Landing in Stephensville, La., which raised nearly $70,000 to help fund ongoing operations of the hospital's emergency transport helicopter.
4/24/2012 11:16:32 AM
For the past 11 years, Ollie Green has had to worry about debilitating pain attacking his body at a moment's notice. But now, his pain has gone away forever. Ollie underwent a bone marrow transplant (BMT) on Feb. 24 in hopes of curing his sickle cell disease. It is the first time Children's Hospital performed a BMT from an unrelated donor for a sickle cell patient.
4/24/2012 10:57:14 AM
Social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, have become the preferred method of communication for all age groups. But while today's teens and 'tweens may be more media savvy than previous generations, their lack of maturity and life experience can quickly get them into trouble with these new social venues. Parents have a responsibility to ensure their child's online safety.
4/12/2012 12:16:14 PM
Tulane University's Phi Mu Sorority has entered the flavor "Miracle Swirl."
4/3/2012 10:44:00 AM
When the children of Louisiana and the northern Gulf Coast face life-threatening injuries and illnesses, they can count on Children's Hospital's state-of-the-art Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to meet their critical care needs. Located on the top floor of the hospital's west tower, the 9,456-square-foot PICU opened in May 2009.
2/13/2012 12:41:09 PM
Every parent of a young child has probably experienced that moment when your little one tests the limits of your patience. Perhaps you've asked your daughter to pick up her toys for the third time, and she's ignored you. Or maybe your son has snatched a toy (once again) from his crying toddler sister. What do you do?
2/1/2012 12:54:53 PM
First time hospital will perform a BMT from an unrelated donor for a sickle cell patient
1/19/2012 11:35:08 AM
The New Orleans Childrens Advocacy Center (NOCAC) received $4,700 as part of a $100,000 Wal-Mart Associates Choice foundation grant to The Childrens Advocacy Centers of Louisiana to help ensure child victims of sexual abuse receive quality services from their local CAC.
1/18/2012 1:08:37 PM
Seth Pincus, MD, director of The Research Institute at Children's Hospital and professor of pediatrics and Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology at LSUHSC, received a $100,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
1/18/2012 1:00:49 PM
Lolie C. Yu, MD, division chief of the pediatric hematology-oncology program and director of the human stem cell transplant program at LSU Health Sciences Center and Children's Hospital, was awarded the 2010 Spirit Award, presented at the 10th Annual American Cancer Society Hope Gala.
1/18/2012 12:47:57 PM
Children's Hospital asked, and the community responded. Donors and runners raised $271,577 during the third annual Jazz Half Marathon & 5K, which was telecast live on WDSU NewsChannel 6.
1/18/2012 9:56:48 AM
When neurologist Stephen Deputy is asked to show his identification, depending on which ID he displays, the accompanying photographs show very different phases of his life. On his LSU Health Sciences Center badge, circa 2007, he looks like a surfer with straight, long hair pulled back into a pony tail.
12/16/2010 10:14:10 AM
When one thinks of heart troubles and inserting stents, a 64-year-old-man comes to mind, not a five-year-old girl. But a stent inserted into her heart is exactly what possibly saved Haylie Carter from high blood pressure, stroke or an aneurysm.