WONDER -- the Children's Hospital of Michigan's pediatric health blog


Jul 23 2014
Not all Limbs are Created Equal

By: The Children's Hospital of Michigan Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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When a child has a significant arm or leg length discrepancy or deformity, his or her quality of life and the ability to perform many day to day physical activities can be affected. Complications may include back, hip, and knee problems as the child grows.


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Jul 14 2014
Is your child twisted?

By: The Children's Hospital of Michigan Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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The growing child who has been diagnosed with scoliosis or kyphosis can have a deformity that may get worse throughout life, resulting in cosmetic issues, functional issues affecting the spine, lungs, or other organs and possibly painful and serious curvatures.

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Jul 14 2014
Don’t Play Around with Elbow Injuries

By: The Children's Hospital of Michigan Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, fractures that occur in, or around, the elbow account for about 10 percent of all fractures in children. Many elbow injuries occur at playgrounds when children are playing on monkey bars. They lose their grip, slip off, and fall onto an outstretched arm. Elbow injuries can also occur when kids jump and fall off a bed.

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Jul 14 2014
Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS

By: The Children's Hospital of Michigan Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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Risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) appear to change with the age of the infant, researchers say.

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Jul 14 2014
iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids

By: The Children's Hospital of Michigan Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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When an 11-year-old boy in San Diego developed a nasty skin allergy, doctors traced it to the nickel in his family's iPad.

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