Pediatric Care

Can cutting practice time be bad for young athletes? 
Can cutting practice time be bad for young athletes?
New research shows that kids who play sports are 26 times more likely to get a concussion during a game. Find out why?
Lyme disease prevention 101 
Lyme disease prevention 101
Learn how to identify tick bites, symptoms of Lyme disease and more.
Today’s parents OK with media overload, study finds 
Today’s parents OK with media overload, study finds
Find out why the days of limiting TV for kids is over for many young parents.
Bed sharing may increase risk of SIDS, study finds 
Bed sharing may increase risk of SIDS, study finds
Safety first. Experts provide information on how to reduce the risk of SIDS.
Adult prescriptions in homes pose poison risk to kids, study finds 
Adult prescriptions in homes pose poison risk to kids, study finds
An increasing number of children are accidentally ingesting adult medications, new research shows.
Primary care doctors are key in improving kids’ dental health 
Primary care doctors are key in improving kids’ dental health
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says primary care physicians can play an important role when it comes to keeping kid’s teeth healthy. Find out why.
Pediatric Disaster Drills 
Pediatric Disaster Drills
With a mission to educate and equip adults to protect kids, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington conducts community pediatric disaster drills every summer.