Items Tagged ‘Pediatrics’

May 2, 2017

Tetralogy of Fallot

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

When Jimmy Kimmel revealed his son Billy was born with a heart problem, it was the first time many of his viewers had heard the complicated medical terms used to describe it. Tetralogy of Fallot is a rare condition caused by a combination of four heart defects that are present at birth. These defects affect the structure […]

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Tags: Heart & Blood Health, Kids & Teens, Pediatrics


February 1, 2017

Songs of the Heart, For the Heart

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Pediatric cardiac surgeon Joseph Dearani, M.D., is well known for his inspiring work treating kids with heart defects. But he’s also extremely dedicated to another passion: music.

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Tags: congenital heart disease, Pediatrics


April 13, 2016

On Facebook Live: #AskTheMayoMom about Pediatric Brain Tumors

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

This month’s #AskTheMayoMom on Facebook Live is all about pediatric brain tumors and neurological conditions: How symptoms of pediatric brain tumors present? What is chari l malformation and how do you treat it? What do parents need to know about concussions? In what sports do you need to wear proper head gear? Angela Mattke, M.D., pediatrician […]

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Tags: #AskTheMayoMom, brain tumors, concussions, Facebook Live, neurology, Pediatrics


March 30, 2016

Tour the Mayo Clinic Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Center on Facebook Live

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Tracy Harrison, M.D. and colleagues from the Mayo Clinic Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Center (PPRC) will provide a guided tour of the program and answer your questions via Facebook Live on Thursday, March 31 beginning at 1:30 p.m. EDT (12:30 CDT). The PPRC is an intensive 3-week outpatient program providing multidisciplinary rehabilitative therapy to adolescents with […]

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Tags: Facebook Live, Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Center, Pediatrics


March 15, 2016

On Periscope: #AskTheMayoMom about Child Development

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

This month’s #AskTheMayoMom on Periscope is all about child development: How can you promote your child’s development? What are normal developmental milestones? What are some signs that could be concerning? Angela Mattke, M.D., pediatrician in the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center, answers these questions and others you asked during this live, interactive broadcast. This Facebook live video was broadcast on […]

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Tags: #AskTheMayoMom, Pediatrics


December 7, 2015

On Periscope: December’s #AskTheMayoMom with Angela Mattke, M.D.

By Barbara Sorensen barbara

In the fourth installment of #AskTheMayoMom on Periscope, Angela Mattke, M.D., pediatrician in the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center, will answer your questions on the topic of education. Join us on Thursday, Dec. 10, 12 noon ET (11 a.m. CT /9 a.m. PT) for this live broadcast, and chime in with your questions and comments! Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: AskMayoMom, Children, Parenting, Pediatrics, Periscope


November 10, 2015

On Periscope: November’s #AskTheMayoMom with Angela Mattke, M.D.

By Barbara Sorensen barbara

In the third installment of #AskTheMayoMom on Periscope, Angela Mattke, M.D., pediatrician in the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center, will answer your questions relating to illnesses in children. Please join us on Nov. 19, 11 a.m. ET (10 a.m. CT /8 a.m. PT) for this live broadcast, and chime in with your questions and comments! Mayo Clinic Children’s […]

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Tags: AskMayoMom, Children, Parenting, Pediatrics, Periscope


October 28, 2015

On Periscope: #AskTheMayoMom with Angela Mattke, M.D.

By Barbara Sorensen barbara

Mayo Clinic Pediatrician Angela Mattke, M.D., answered questions about children’s health and mental health issues as part of the #AskTheMayoMom Periscope video series Oct. 29. Dr. Mattke, a consultant in the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center, discussed issues relating to depression, suicide, dealing with death and mass trauma. For more information on Mayo Clinic’s use of Periscope, including […]

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Tags: AskMayoMom, Children, Parenting, Pediatrics, Periscope


September 22, 2015

On Periscope: #AskTheMayoMom with Angela Mattke, M.D.

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Mayo Clinic Pediatrician Angela Mattke, M.D. answered questions about children’s health and well-being during our first #AskTheMayoMom Periscope video event on Thursday, Sept. 24. Dr. Mattke, a consultant in the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center, discussed issues relating to children and sleep, healthy habits, bedwetting, getting kids to eat new foods, behavioral problems and vaccinations. Video Archive Here […]

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Tags: Children, Parenting, Pediatrics, Periscope