Sneak Peek: Our Dialysis Center for Kids

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New Pediatric Dialysis Center
Sneak Peek at State’s First Pediatric Outpatient Dialysis Center In the near future, visitors to the fourth floor of Connecticut Children’s will be warmly received in the Robert R. Rosenheim Foundation Dialysis Center. This is the state’s first and only pediatric outpatient dialysis center, giving children who require dialysis the opportunity to receive life-saving treatment …

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Transitions Clinic a Lifeline for Behavioral Health Patients in Crisis

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Behavioral Health Connecticut
A mother from New Britain is sitting in an office in Connecticut Children’s new Transitions Clinic, talking with a psychiatrist, a social worker and a care coordinator about her adopted 8-year-old son. The boy was first evaluated in the Emergency Department’s (ED) Zone C after being referred by his elementary school because he had attacked …

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Navigating Behavioral Health Emergencies in “Zone C”

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Behavioral Health Crisis
Over the past several years, Connecticut Children’s Emergency Department (ED) has witnessed a significant increase in behavioral health emergencies and has become the go-to hospital across the region for children in crisis. For children across the region, Connecticut Children’s “Zone C” is often the first stop on the road to recovery. Steven Rogers, MD, the …

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Empowering Students to Embrace Healthy Relationships

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By: Kevin Borrup, DrPH, JD, MPH Most people are surprised to learn that one in three adolescents experiences physical, emotional or sexual abuse. This compelling data prompted us a few years ago to partner with The Allstate Foundation to develop and implement a program designed to support young people to better understand the dynamics in …

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Breast Milk Discoveries Save Babies’ Lives

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Breast milk is pretty miraculous stuff. Babies who are breastfed have fewer colds, fewer ear infections, better vision, lower rates of infant mortality and lower rates of sudden infant death syndrome. But that’s just the beginning. Researchers at Connecticut Children’s Human Milk Research Center have made groundbreaking breast milk discoveries in the past two years …

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