Early Years, Lasting Impact: Supporting Early Childhood Educators

The Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (TAP), started in 2018 and is led by the Rodel Foundation and the Nemours Children’s National Office of Policy & Prevention. It uses Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funding to provide support and resources to early care education providers to make positive changes in their […]

A Conversation with Matthew Cook, Children’s Hospital Association

When it comes to healthcare, children are not miniature adults. As growing, maturing human beings, they require regular well-child attention, care, and treatment that considers their size and their ongoing and seemingly ever-changing developmental needs as they make the trek into adulthood. Children’s hospitals, in particular, play a unique role in ensuring and elevating the […]

Heart of the Matter with Experts From Nemours Children’s Cardiac Center

SEGMENT 1:  As children with congenital heart disease (CHD) become adults with adult congenital heart disease (ACHD), they continue to require specialized care and will need that care and monitoring for life. Find out why this is an important — and growing — area of specialty care. SEGMENT 2:  It takes hours of preparation, planning […]

Babies in Crisis: Understanding Neonatal Abstinence (Part 4)

In the final episode of our four-part series “Hot Topics in Neonatology” we explore neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a byproduct of prenatal drug exposure — one of the fastest growing public health problems in the world. In the U.S., the most recent data from the CDC indicate that the number of pregnant people with opioid-related diagnoses documented […]

Fragile Beginnings: Exploring NEC in Newborns (Part 3)

In the third of our four-part series “Hot Topics in Neonatology” we talk with health care providers who are on the frontlines working to prevent adverse outcomes and improve the quality of care for the most vulnerable babies. SEGMENT 1: Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the most common and serious intestinal disease among premature babies. It’s so dire that […]

Fluid Dynamics: What’s New in Treating EPRA (Part 2)

We continue our four-part series “Hot Topics in Neonatology” with Part 2 that explores the latest in neonatology-related research and education with experts from across the United States. SEGMENT 1: Amniotic fluid is the liquid that surrounds a baby during pregnancy, and it plays a key role in the development of the fetus. According to […]

The NICU View: Mom & Baby (Part 1)

We begin our four-part series “Hot Topics in Neonatology” with the story of author and preemie family advocate Deb Discenza. Deb was 30 weeks pregnant when she gave birth to her daughter, Becky. In this episode, she shares their NICU story of persistence and resilience, and how she is paying it forward by helping and […]

Beyond the Mosquito: Exploring Zika’s Impact on Neuroblastoma

New research indicates that injecting neuroblastoma tumors with Zika virus can shrink or eliminate those tumors in mice, suggesting that the virus could someday serve as an effective cancer therapy. This is newly published in the peer-reviewed journal Cancer Research Communications, from the American Association for Cancer Research. On this week’s episode, we hear from the […]

Calling Cooks and Caretakers

SEGMENT 1: Culinary medicine is an evidence-based medical practice that affirms the saying “You are what you eat.” One part food, one part cooking, and one part medical science, culinary medicine aims to help folks make the right decisions about food to help prevent and treat disease. Pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Maria Mascarenhas with the Children’s […]

Marathon Endurance

SEGMENT 1: We explore the world of pediatric anesthesiology and the pressures and stresses of being an anesthesiologist with Dr. Destiny Chau, Dr. Meera Gangadharan and Dr. Meenakshi Atteri. SEGMENT 2: It’s a trip to Philadelphia Marathon Weekend to learn more about the mentorship work of Students Run Philly Style with its Executive Director Lauren Kobylarz.  Guests: […]

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