Children's Hospital Boston

Children's Hospital Boston, commonly referred to as Children's was founded in 1869 and is located in the Longwood Medical and Academic vicinity in Greater Boston. Children's utilizes staff, physician training and researcher from neighboring Harvard Medical School and the Dana-Farber Children's Hospital Cancer Care. Children's is consistently listed as one of the very top children's hospital medical centers in the United States. The international center of Children's serves more than 100 countries.

Address
300 Longwood Ave. Boston, MA 02115
Website
http://www.childrenshospital.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Children's_Hospital_Boston

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Pediatrics

When a critically ill child is homeless

On a single night in 2020, roughly 172,000 in families with children and 34,000 unaccompanied youth under age 25 were homeless, according to government figures. Many more families are housing insecure amid skyrocketing rents.

Immunology

How COVID-19 triggers massive inflammation

A study led by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital explains for the first time why COVID-19 causes severe inflammation in some people, leading to acute respiratory distress and multi-organ damage. Surprisingly, the ...

Genetics

Sudden, unexplained child deaths often have a genetic cause

When a baby or toddler dies without warning, parents often blame themselves. A study at Boston Children's may provide some insight into sudden, unexplained child deaths and perhaps a measure of closure. It suggests that at ...

Oncology & Cancer

Charting a new path for pediatric thyroid cancer treatment

Thyroid cancer is the most common type of endocrine cancer in children. Because it is bilateral—affecting both sides (lobes) of the thyroid—in more than one third of pediatric patients, initial treatment typically involves ...

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