“I want to prevent what I’m seeing on the autopsy table. … A lot of times, I’m standing there going, ‘I don’t think this person had a very nice early childhood.’ ” – Dr. Nancy Hardt, pathologist, University of Florida

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A few months ago, I met a grandpa whom I’ll never forget. His name is Edwin Koryan. And he’s a pharmacist in Voinjama, Liberia. Edwin remembers the moment he felt the first symptoms of Ebola. He was taking care of his 5-year-old granddaughter Komasa. They were sharing a room and a bed

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Pregnant And Uninsured?

February 18, 2015

Uninsured women who learn they are pregnant outside of the regular three-month open enrollment period, which this year ended Sunday, can get stuck paying thousands of dollars for prenatal care and delivery — or worse, going without care. Advocacy groups are asking the administration to allow women to sign up whenever they become pregnant

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Hand of a Superhero

February 17, 2015

He made a prosthetic hand for Dawson, in cobalt blue and black, and it did not cost his family a thing. Now the 13-year-old can ride a bike and hold a baseball bat. He hopes to play goalkeeper on his soccer team

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One campus is refusing to admit kids who haven’t been immunized, and more could follow. With comments from our Leslie Meltzer Henry

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Is uncovering drug users worth exposing children to greater risk of homelessness and hunger?

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The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics hosted its 10th annual pediatric bioethics conference on July 18 & 19, 2014. Our Nancy Kass, ScD, was among the participants. Watch now

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In Short Supply

August 7, 2014

Our Yoram Unguru on shortages of lifesaving chemotherapy agents, many of which serve as the backbone of proven regimens needed to treat and cure countless children (and adults) with cancer

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