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carter-safe sleep 2022-small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Charisse Carter
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

New Safe Sleep Guidelines for Babies

Each year in this country, thousands of babies die suddenly and unexpectedly from unsafe sleep practices. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released new safe sleep guidelines, so it’s a good time to refresh yourself on the importance of safe sleep for you and your baby. Read full post>>


Young boy opening his mouth for a strep test Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Peter Grosso
Thursday, September 22, 2022

Is It Strep?

Three words from your child – “my throat hurts” – can immediately launch three questions in your head. Is it a cold? Allergies? Strep throat? Find out how to tell the difference here. Read full post>>


chkd-childhood cancer and sickle cell month-small Posted By: CHKD, Alice Warchol, Staff Writer
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Spotlight on CHKD's Cancer and Blood Disorders Team

As we recognize September as childhood cancer and sickle cell disease awareness month, we also want to thank our incredible hematology and oncology team who share their passion for taking care of patients all year round. Read full post>>


Teenage girl dancing with her eyes closed while listening to music on headphones Posted By: Adrianna and Ryan Walden
Monday, September 19, 2022

Sing-a-Long or Not: Teens and Music

Your teen is enjoying their favorite song, but you’re not sure the lyrics are appropriate. How do you handle it? Local parents Adrianna and Ryan Walden share their ideas here. Read full post>>


Mother consoling her daughter who is blowing her nose Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Sangita KhanalDhakal, FNP-C
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Everyday Tips to Avoid Flu, Cold Viruses

We’re exposed to germs all day, every day. So how can we protect ourselves and our families from cold and flu? These everyday steps can help. Read full post>>


Unhappy teenage girl Posted By: CHKD
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Prevent Suicide With These 5 Steps

Suicide is preventable, and each of us has the power to help. September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and Take 5 to Save Lives empowers each of us to help prevent suicide by taking five simple steps. Read full post>>