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Talking to our children about distressing events

Mary Bridge Children’s Pediatric Neuropsychologist Chris Ladish, PhD, provides advice to parents on talking to children about distressing events.



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Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital earns national award for quality for third consecutive year

Mary Bridge Children’s is one of only nine children’s hospitals in the nation this year to earn ‘Top Children’s Hospital’ status from The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital rating organization.



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Mary Bridge Children’s team helps Parker find courage

Parker Marion likes to be active — he enjoys basketball, wall ball, playing cello. Parker also lives with Cystic Fibrosis (CF).



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Mary Bridge Children’s team is ‘family’ to a cancer survivor with Down syndrome

In 2012, Alexis was diagnosed with Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) at the age of three.



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Mary Bridge Children’s helps Naomi live her best life

At five days old, Naomi had her first surgery. That’s when she met Mark Boseley, MD.



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Kadence and her family face cancer with a smile and help from generous donors

If you meet this friendly, smart and energetic girl, you’d likely be surprised to learn that her journey hasn’t been an easy one.



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Montana family seeks shelter at Tree House: A Place for Families

Kiari was born with a vascular ring around her heart and a misconnected artery.



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Online School and Children’s Mental Health: Navigating All That Screen Time

Online school is a significant departure from normal for most children and adults. Some adults wonder what effects online learning, and the increase in social isolation, has on the mental health of children.



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When to seek behavioral health care for your child

Use this guide to help you decide if your child needs behavioral health support.



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Back-to-school vaccines are still important during a virtual return to school

Even though “Back to school” looks different this year, one thing hasn’t changed: The importance of making sure kids are up-to-date on all their required vaccinations.



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