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Which probiotics or combination of probiotics hold the most promise for C. difficile prevention?

Infectious Diseases in Children, July 2019
POINT CDI — a battle we must fight in the war on antibiotic resistance — is uniquely complex and multifactorial. Several tactics are…

Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s named nation’s best hospital for pediatric cancer

June 18, 2019
Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center has reclaimed its distinction as the No. 1 children’s hospital for cancer…

Boston Children’s tops U.S. News & World Report’s list for 6th year

June 18, 2019
Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked the No. 1 children’s hospital for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report. This marks the…

Boston Children's Hospital ranked No. 1 by U.S News & World Report

June 26, 2018
Boston Children’s Hospital has been named the nation’s top pediatric hospital for the fifth consecutive year, according to U.S. News

FDA safety announcement prompts doctors to discuss alternative therapies to cough, cold medicines

February 6, 2018
Two primary care physicians provided tips on alternative therapies to cold and cough medicines containing hydrocodone or codeine, in light of the…
In the Journals

Only 2% of oral food challenges result in anaphylaxis

September 15, 2017
Clinical low-risk oral food challenges present few risks in practice, with 98% performed without an anaphylactic event and 86% of challenges having

Texas Children’s Hospital ranked No. 1 for pediatric cardiology, heart surgery

June 27, 2017
Texas Children’s Hospital has been named at the best hospital for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. …

Boston Children’s Hospital named best pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report

June 27, 2017
Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked the No. 1 pediatric hospital in the nation for the fourth consecutive year, according to the…
Cover Story

Distal femoral osteotomy: Short-term deformity solution needs long-term follow-up

Orthopedics Today, May 2017
Orthopedic surgeons who treat pediatric patients may perform a distal femoral osteotomy when a congenital lower limb deformity is present or to treat…
In the Journals

Pediatric hospital interventions increased e-prescribing frequency

November 3, 2016
Quality improvement interventions increased electronic prescribing in the pediatric inpatient setting, a rate that was sustained for an additional 6…

Boston Children’s Hospital named best for pediatric cardiology, heart surgery

June 22, 2016
Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked as the nation’s No. 1 hospital for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News &

Boston Children’s Hospital named best pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report

June 21, 2016
Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked the No. 1 pediatric hospital in the nation, according to the 2016-2017 edition of U.S. News &

Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s named best hospital for pediatric cancer

June 21, 2016
Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center has retained its distinction as the nation’s No. 1 pediatric cancer…
Movers and Shakers

Dormans named chief of orthopedics at Texas Children’s Hospital

June 23, 2015
Texas Children’s Hospital has announced the addition of John Dormans, MD, as the new chief of orthopedics, according to a press release from…

Texas Children's Hospital begins peanut immunotherapy study

August 29, 2014
Researchers at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine have begun a peanut immunotherapy trial to investigate the ability of…
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Toenail fungus infection in 15-year-old

Infectious Diseases in Children, May 2013
James H. Brien, DO
A 15-year-old male was referred to the podiatry clinic for evaluation and treatment of toenail fungus infection involving several toes of both feet.