February 3, 2020

Fire Drill: Rady Children’s-Based Research Team Explores the Effects of Wildfires on Pediatric Respiratory Health

Around the world, and even more so in climates such as California’s, wildfires are an unfortunate reality. Along with threatening human and animal lives and wreaking havoc on communities, fires spew high levels of particulate matter — inhalable pollution from sources including dirt, soot and smoke — into the air. Influxes in particulate matter can…

New at Rady Children's, Research and Innovation, Staff Stories
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September 16, 2019

Retraining the Brain Against Chronic Pain

Though certainly not fun, the pain from cuts, bruises and other run-of-the-mill childhood injuries is typically short-lived. But a 2016 study released in the peer-reviewed journal Children[1] reports that for at least 20 percent of kids and adolescents worldwide, pain is a nearly ever-present part of day-to-day life. When a child experiences chronic pain, their…

Chronic Pain and Pain Management, New at Rady Children's
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July 25, 2019

Explore the Rady Children’s Hospital Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center with Director Jennifer Graves, MD, PhD, MAS

Although the Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego Division of Neurology has cared for children living with multiple sclerosis for years, we recently took a significant step in increasing patient access to comprehensive, leading-edge care for this complex autoimmune condition: opening the all-new Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center. Under the expert purview of Director Jennifer Graves, MD, PhD,…

Neurology, New at Rady Children's
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