Kids Health Matters
Archive: July, 2019
Police officers, postal workers, kids and politicians are drawn to Joe Carr's lemonade stand to raise money for Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. Joe is a Gillette patient and uses his considerable charm and social media skills in his quest to make sure ALL kids have access to great health care.
Jul. 31, 2019
Back Pain in Children: Gillette Can Help!
Back pain is more common in children than one might expect. In fact, by age 15, 30-50 percent of all children have had at least one episode of back pain! At Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, our team of internationally-recognized orthopedic experts work closely with many pediatric patients each year, helping them identify and treat their unexplained back pain.
Jul. 18, 2019
Virtual Reality Bolsters Clinical Care at Gillette
The hospital can be a scary place for anyone, especially a child, and no matter how nice the staff is or how thoughtfully the clinical spaces are designed, it’s usually difficult for a patient to forget they’re in one. At Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, that’s no longer the case.
Jul. 17, 2019
Keeping Cool in the Heat
The recent hot weather and high humidity has everyone looking for ways to keep cool. For people who have a disability the heat can pose a serious health concern.The Associate Medical Director of Pediatrics for Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, Madeleine Gagnon, MD, has advice to make sure everyone can have fun in the sun.
Jul. 16, 2019