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Black Teen Boy Looking off into the distance sitting in the bleachers Posted By: Andrea Arcona, PhD
Thursday, October 22, 2020

A Pandemic Playbook: Mental Wellness for Student Athletes

The COVID-19 pandemic robbed many young athletes of their spring and summer seasons. Helping them maintain their mental wellness is critical. Read full post>>

Macie Leiphart, 7, enjoys a higher view in the family kitchen in Virginia Beach, thanks to an adaptive device that helps her stand. Posted By: Elizabeth Simpson Earley
Thursday, October 15, 2020

CHKD Collaborates with CATS to Help Kids with Disabilities

A new collaboration between CHKD and Children’s Assistive Technology Service (CATS) is helping children with disabilities live life to the fullest. Read full post>>

Happy family mother father and children prepare for Halloween. They are carving pumpkin. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Kristina Powell
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Halloween Alternatives to Keep Kids Safe During COVID-19

Kids can still have Halloween fun, but this year’s version should be different to keep children safe from COVID-19 and other viruses. Read full post>>

A diabetes health care professional with a young patient. The nutritionist, doctor or nurse is explaining how to manage and monitor blood glucose levels. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Kimberly Schindler
Monday, October 12, 2020

Prediabetes: One in Five Teens Affected

Prediabetes, a condition we’re used to hearing about in adults, is becoming increasingly common among adolescents. These tips can help prevent prediabetes. Read full post>>

Father takes selfie while son holds a basketball on head Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Shelby Gregory, LAT, ATC
Friday, October 09, 2020

Sports Safety: A Parent’s Role

When it comes to sports, parents need to be more than their child’s No. 1 fan. It’s important that you are also an advocate for your child’s health and safety. Read full post>>

Mom taking child's temperature Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Erica Willis
Monday, October 05, 2020

Surviving Stomach Viruses

The coronavirus has everyone’s attention right now, but it’s not the only virus in town. Stomach viruses also are circulating. Here's what to do. Read full post>>