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23 minutes | Sep 29, 2021
FAB Clinic Helps Girls with Painful, Heavy Periods
The Female Adolescent Bleeding (FAB) Clinic at Children's of Alabama is a partnership between doctors in Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric Hematology at Children's of Alabama. FAB helps treat painful, heavy periods that may keep young women from participating in activities. Some are afraid to talk about it, but their lives are disrupted every month. Certain issues can be corrected with hormonal balance, and others could signal a serious blood disorder that needs attention and follow up by a specialist.
18 minutes | Sep 10, 2021
New Childhood Cancer Treatments Offer Targeted Therapies and Customized Care
Each September, Children’s of Alabama honors Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month. This two-part, Inside Pediatrics Podcast series features two physicians from the UAB Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation. In episode one, Dr. Matthew Kutny, director of the Leukemia, Lymphoma and Histiocytosis (LLH) Program, reveals how the new generation of treatments is more customized for each patient and targeted for each type of cancer.
13 minutes | Aug 12, 2021
Back to School with COVID-19 and the Delta Variant: Tips for Parents
As another school year begins, parents have many questions about COVID-19 and the impact of the Delta variant. In this episode, Dr. Gigi Youngblood and Dr. Peily Soong of Pediatrics East in Trussville, Alabama, explain how the new variant is different and what parents need to know as they send their kids back to school.
11 minutes | Jul 27, 2021
Coping with Pediatric Chronic Illnesses
As one of only six centers of its kind in the United States funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau, the Pediatric Pulmonary Center (PPC) at Children's of Alabama relies on family members as a critical part of the care team. In this episode of the Inside Pediatrics Podcast, we hear from Dr. Brad Troxler and family faculty member Linda Russo about a series of videos the PPC recently developed to help families through the daily challenges of a new diagnosis, raising a child with a chronic illness and how to advocate and become an agent for change.Resources: Pediatric Pulmonary Center Video #1-Checking In https://youtu.be/yy5O6cowBvs Pediatric Pulmonary Center Video#2-Settling In https://youtu.be/gs343LW5g5A Pediatric Pulmonary Center Video#3-Breaking Out https://youtu.be/sAd-Es4xS3QCureSMA Spinal Muscular Atrophy - https://www.curesma.org/ MDA Muscular Dystrophy Association - https://www.mda.org/care/mda-resource-centerCystic Fibrosis Foundation - https://www.cff.org/Family Voices of Alabama - https://www.familyvoicesal.org/Alabama’s Family-to-Family Health Information Center (F2F HIC) - https://familyvoicesal.org/programs-family2.php
15 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
ADHD - What's Really Going On in the Brain
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders in children. Children’s of Alabama clinical psychologist Dr. Wayne Fleisig breaks down what’s really happening in the brain of a child with ADHD, and how to help parents overcome challenges at home, in the classroom and beyond.For more information about ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), Dr. Fleisig recommends these resources:www.WrightsLaw.com (special education law and advocacy site for children with disabilities)www.ADAP.ua.edu (Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program site for help with special education plans in Alabama)www.CHADD.org (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder site for support and information)
11 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
Safe Sleep Practices for Infants
Alabama has the highest rate of sleep-related infant deaths per year in the United States. In this episode of the Inside Pediatrics Podcast, Dr. Erinn Schmit explains how we can prevent these tragic accidents, and how we can all practice the "ABC's" of safe sleep at home.For more information about safe sleep practices for infants, Dr. Schmit recommends these resources:https://safetosleep.nichd.nih.gov/ (National Institutes of Health site)www.HealthyChildren.org (American Academy of Pediatrics site)
24 minutes | Mar 30, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
As a third COVID-19 vaccine rolls out in the U.S., infectious diseases expert Dr. David Kimberlin gives a vaccine update in the latest episode of Children’s of Alabama’s Inside Pediatrics Podcast. Dr. Kimberlin unpacks the latest CDC guidelines, discusses how each vaccine works and explains why we’re in a race against time with the COVID-19 virus.
13 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
Transforming Kidney Care for Newborns
An innovative care team at Children’s of Alabama is transforming treatment for newborns with complex kidney issues. In this edition of the Inside Pediatrics Podcast, Dr. David Askenazi shares how we’re providing hope to more patient families, and how we’re teaching hospitals all over the world to do the same.
6 minutes | Feb 4, 2021
February is Heart Month - Returning to Activity Following a COVID-19 Diagnosis
A COVID-19 diagnosis can affect the heart, especially if a person's symptoms were severe. Dr. Hebson discusses what to look out for, and when it's best to get screened by a primary care physician or a cardiologist.
13 minutes | Jan 19, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness
In less than one year, two different COVID-19 vaccines were created, studied, approved and distributed in the United States. Children’s of Alabama and University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) infectious diseases expert Dr. David Kimberlin is incredibly proud of the scientific community and encourages all to roll up their sleeves to eradicate the pandemic. Kimberlin explains why the vaccines are safe and effective, and exactly how the vaccines protect the body against COVID-19.
12 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
Emotional Wellness During a Pandemic and the Holidays
The holiday season can be a stressful time filled with anxiety and sometimes grief from losing a loved one. The added stress of the COVID-19 pandemic can exacerbate what’s already a difficult time of year for many. In this episode of the Inside Pediatrics Podcast, Children's of Alabama Emotional Wellness Director Lou Lacey offers tips on how parents and caregivers can stay mentally and emotionally fit through the holidays.
10 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Advanced Asthma Treatments for Kids Change Lives for the Better
Dr. Terri Magruder discusses asthma in children, symptoms, and advanced treatment options.
14 minutes | Oct 20, 2020
COVID-19 and Kids in School - Tips for Parents and Caregivers
As many kids start going back to school full time, parents and caregivers are concerned about COVID-19 exposure. Pediatrician Dr. Gigi Youngblood discusses testing and offers expert advice to keep kids healthy during both the pandemic and flu season this year.
6 minutes | Sep 28, 2020
Preventing Sports Injuries
Since early 2020 kids involved in sports have seen practices and games postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Without proper conditioning and stretching, athletes are more prone to getting hurt. In this episode of the Inside Pediatrics Podcast, Chief of Sports Medicine Dr. Amit Momaya shares some tips on preventing injuries and safely getting back to play during COVID-19.
22 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
Sickle Cell Disease - Treatments, Advances and Cures
September is Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month. In this episode of the Inside Pediatrics Podcast, Dr. Jeff Lebensburger shares an update on sickle cell disease – early detection and treatment, bone marrow transplants, current pain therapy and promising research for a cure within the first few months of life.
19 minutes | Aug 31, 2020
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Division Offers More Clinical Trials, Options for Treatment
September is Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month. In this episode of the Inside Pediatrics Podcast, Dr. Girish Dhall shares exciting news from the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology team, including new collaborations and clinical trials available to patients, research and fellowship training opportunities, and a significant jump in the division's U.S. News & World Report ranking among the top programs in the country.
20 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
Taking Safety to the Next Level During COVID-19
Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Dr. Cecelia Hutto highlights the many safety precautions at the hospital, the importance of masking, and how the coronavirus differs from the flu.
12 minutes | Jun 9, 2020
Stop the Stigma - Mental Health in Children and Teens
Amy Brown discusses mental health awareness in children and teens.
9 minutes | May 18, 2020
Signs of Child Abuse During COVID-19 Pandemic
With the pandemic keeping families inside their homes, and no access to school, faith institutions, or daycare, signs of child abuse may be easier to miss. Melissa Peters, MD, discusses how the potential increase in child abuse can be addressed, including signs to watch for in your community.CHIPS Center (Children’s Hospital Intervention and Prevention Services) Ph: 205-638-2751 Website: www.childrensal.org/CHIPSAdditional Resources: Alabama Child Abuse Hotline, ChildHelp - (800) 422-4453National Child Advocacy Center in Huntsville, AL can assist with reporting suspected child abuse in any area of the country (800)-4ACHILDIf you suspect child abuse please report it.If a child is in immediate danger please call 911.
16 minutes | Apr 24, 2020
Coping with COVID-19 at Home
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating stress in individuals of all ages. Children can be particularly fearful, as they may not fully comprehend what is happening. Nina Reynolds, PhD, provides tips for parents on mitigating anxiety and stress, as well as strategies for managing all the time both parents and children are forced to spend at home.Please visit these additional resources for more information:https://www.childrensal.org/PIRChttps://www.childrensal.org/behavioral-health
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