Monthly Archives: May 2013

Celiac Awareness Month

By Amy Merwarth, RD, CDN Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition May is National Celiac Disease Awareness month!  This is an important time to bring attention to this hereditary, autoimmune disorder that affects the digestive system when foods containing gluten are … Continue reading

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“Peds to Parents” becomes part of HealthLink on Air radio program

By Amber Smith, MS Senior Editor, Marketing & University Communications The Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital blog, “Peds to Parents” is joining Upstate’s weekly “HealthLink on Air” radio program, which will air at 9 p.m. Sunday evenings on WRVO Public Media. … Continue reading

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Car Seats and Seat Belts and Kids—Oh, My!

By Y. Katharine Chang, MD, FAAP Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Division of General Pediatrics When I was a young child, I don’t think car safety seats existed. For sure, there weren’t many laws about keeping kids safe in the car. … Continue reading

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Instead of Yelling, Try This!

By Maggie Zick, MS, CCLS Child Life Specialist One of my favorite classes in graduate school was Therapeutic Play Techniques for Child Life Specialists. I am not a play therapist, but I use therapeutic play techniques in my work as a … Continue reading

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