Category Archives: Peds to Parents

Let’s Not Meet By Accident during 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

By Kim Nasby, Upstate Trauma Center’s injury prevention coordinator and Let’s Not Meet By Accident instructor And Arielle Spears Marketing intern  The Let’s Not Meet By Accident program of Upstate Medical University’s Trauma Center is offering easy tips for teen … Continue reading

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LEON Day features Upstate specialists aimed at keeping kids safe

By Elle Spears Upstate is inviting kids and families to a free giant holiday party June 25 at Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool.  It’s called LEON Day (that’s NOEL spelled backwards) and celebrates the half-way mark to the December holidays, … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read!

Part One : Why You Should Be a Skeptical Reader? By Amy E. Caruso Brown, MD, MSc, MSCS This is the first entry in a new occasional series, Don’t Believe Everything You Read!, that will help families read reports about … Continue reading

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“Cured” of Autism – What Does It Mean?

By Margaret Ninno, M.S. Margaret L. Williams Developmental Evaluation Center One in 68 children in the United States have been identified as having an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) according to the Center for Disease Control. ASD is usually considered a … Continue reading

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Viral Croup 101

by Jennifer A. Nead, MD Pediatric Hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Croup is a common childhood illness and can sound very scary.  Children with more severe croup sometimes need to be treated in the emergency department and admitted to … Continue reading

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