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Dr. Shareef Jandali: Infant Ear Molding

Dr. Shareef Jandali: Infant Ear Molding

Dr. Shareef Jandali is a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in non-surgical ear molding for newborn ear deformities such as prominent ears, ear lidding, pointed ears, Stahl’s ear, constricted ear, and cup ear. Learn more here.

The 6 Rules of Sports Injury Prevention for Kids, Teens and Young Athletes

The 6 Rules of Sports Injury Prevention for Kids, Teens and Young Athletes

Has your child – or someone on their team – been injured lately? Are they missing out on games, or possibly the full spring season? The longer an athlete is inactive, the longer it takes for them to come back to full activity after a break. Connecticut Children’s pediatric and adolescent sports medicine experts have been hearing one question a lot: How can athletes prevent injury, and what is the best way to return to full activities after a break? There a number of strategies to prevent that, and Sports Medicine Doctor, Imran Hafeez, MD., shares 6 tips all parents should know!

Tips to Keep Your Dog Mentally Healthy!

Tips to Keep Your Dog Mentally Healthy!

Dogs can suffer from mental health issues just like us humans. Sadly, they cannot always tell us what is wrong though. Our friends at Active Dog shared some potential signs your pup may be silently asking for help. Read to learn more from Active Dog.

Connecticut Children’s: 24 Questions Teens Should Ask Doctors

Connecticut Children’s: 24 Questions Teens Should Ask Doctors

We all work hard to empower our kids to speak up when the time is right. By the time your child enters their teenage years, they should be getting ready to take charge of their own health. The more confident they feel speaking up at doctor’s visits, the better. It gives their doctor more information to support them through adolescence – and sets your child up for healthy behaviors later in life too. How can you empower your teen to get more involved at doctor’s visits? Here are tips, with help from Connecticut Children’s psychologists Lauren Ayr-Volta, PhD, and Siddika Mulchan, PsyD.

Meet Dr. Alla Vash-Margita

Meet Dr. Alla Vash-Margita

Read our interview with Alla Vash-Margita, M.D.,Chief of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, who recently launched a specialized Adolescent Gynecology and Endocrinology Program, which helps the many young women at risk for or dealing with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).

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