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Q&A: What are the benefits and side effects of growth hormone?

For patients whose body does not produce enough growth hormone, administration of growth hormone has multiple positive effects.

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Does my child need antibiotics?

When a child needs antibiotics, the potential benefits that the antibiotics will deliver outweigh these risks.

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Preparing your child with autism for a medical visit

The Children’s National Beyond The Spectrum team shares some tips for preparing your child with autism for a medical visit.

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Getting the best care for your child

Pediatric surgeon Kurt Newman gives advice on getting the best care for your child.

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Is a tattoo parlor safer than the mall for ear piercing?

Dr. Yasmine Kirkorian answers a reader’s question about whether ear piercing is safer at a tattoo parlor or a mall kiosk.