A study published by JAMA Pediatrics – a leading, peer-reviewed journal of the American Medical Association – found that Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) reduces preventable death among both low-income mothers and their first-born children living in disadvantaged, urban neighborhoods.
Le Bonheur President and CEO Meri Armour was was one of four recipients of the Girls Incorporated 26th Annual Celebration Luncheon Awards. Armour received the SMART award, which celebrates women who have achieved significant academic success in their chosen field and/or have assisted others in reaching their academic goals – women who have achieved their personal, educational and career goals and are economically independent.
Can growing taller really hurt? We've all heard of growing pains, and they're a real thing, according to Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Derek Kelly, MD. We asked him to answer some common questions about growing pains. What are growing pains, and are they really a real condition? There is no lab test or imaging study to diagnose growing pains. It is a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning the diagnosis is only made once other causes of pain have been ruled out. Therefore, it is important for families to consult with their pediatrician if the symptoms seem excessive or if they are localized to a particular joint or location.
Participating Dairy Queen® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations throughout the United States and Canada will help make miracles for hospitalized children during the eighth annual Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day.
The annual Radiothon for Le Bonheur presented by WYN 106.9 in Jackson, Tenn., will be live on-air on Thursday, Sept. 4, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 5, from 6 a.m. to 10 .a.m., at the radio station, 111 West Main Street, Jackson, Tenn.