Recent Posts

Young girl looking sad on the soccer field Posted By: Joel Brenner, MD
Friday, February 21, 2020

Building Mental Wellness, Boosting Sports Performance

Medical Director of CHKD's sports medicine program, Dr. Joel Brenner examines the psychological aspects of youth sports and the concerns associated with specializing in a single sport. Read full post>>

Ill African American girl blowing a nose at home while her mother is consoling her. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group
Monday, February 17, 2020

Does My Child Need Antibiotics?

Your child is sick and you want to do anything you can to help. Are antibiotics the answer? Not always. Here's what you need to know. Read full post>>

Boy posing with heart Posted By: Adrianna and Ryan Walden
Friday, February 14, 2020

CHD: Taking Awareness to Heart

Share some love during Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. Raise awareness and help advance research, improve care, and make lifesaving treatments possible. Read full post>>

Close up shot of runner's shoes Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Bridget Lee, ATC
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Choosing the Proper Footwear for Your Young Athlete

The shape of an athlete's arches should determine the type of shoe they wear. This and other helpful tips for choosing the proper shoe for your young athlete. Read full post>>

Young swimmer and her groupmates in water listening to trainer instructions during training Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Sean Burton, MBA, LAT, ATC
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Are Year-Round Sports Good for Kids?

CHKD Athletic Trainer Sean Burton shares a letter he received from a parent asking if year-round sports are good for kids. See what he has to say here. Read full post>>

A multi-ethnic group of teenagers are outdoors on a cloudy day. They are wearing casual clothing. They are smiling while taking a selfie together Posted By: Adrianna and Ryan Walden
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Yeet! 10 Gen Z Slang Terms Decoded

If you're having trouble understanding the latest slang terms and trends used by Generation Z, you're not alone. Here's a list to help get you up to speed. Read full post>>