An article from azdailysun.com discusses a new method of treating cavities that utilizes a fluid, called SDF. This method does not require the use of anaesthetic, which could represent a significant breakthrough in treating cavities for medically fragile children who have a low tolerance for anaesthetic or the elderly who may be frightened by the drill.
An article from SchoolTransportNews discusses a document posted by the American Academy of Pediatrics that details new recommendations and suggestions towards safe transportation on school transportation.
An article from NBC Bay Area details why families of over 4000 sick, medically fragile children are suing California’s Medicaid program, Medi-Cal, for not providing the same amount of nursing hours that were promised to them.
An article recently published on statnews.com, describes the shortfalls of current medicaid policies as they apply to children with complex needs.
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A new DNA screening test has been developed to test children from 193 genetic diseases, including epilepsy, muscular atrophy, and cancer using only a cheek swab. If caught early enough, medical intervention can prevent the manifestation of these diseases in the future.