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    Cannibidiol (CBD) oil treatment for epilepsy


    Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital neurologist and co-director of the Neuroscience Institute, James Wheless, MD, recently hosted a Facebook Live Q&A discussing cannabidiol (CBD) oil and its use with epilepsy patients. He was joined by the Eagle family whose son, Jackson, has seen relief from seizures as part of a CBD trial at Le Bonheur.

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    5 facts about RSV every parent needs to know


    Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a very common illness during the winter months, especially for babies under the age of two. RSV attacks the lining of the airways and lungs. This winter, prepare yourself with these five important facts about RSV.

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    What all parents should know about Type 2 Diabetes


    Once believed to be an illness only adults were diagnosed with, an estimated 5,000 children are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes yearly. If you believe your child is at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, talk to your child’s pediatrician right away.