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Dr. Ann Kuhn with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and Community Leaders Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

CHKD’s Trauma Program Receives VHHA Grant to Help Children Injured by Violence

In an effort to break the cycle of violence in our community, CHKD’s trauma program was awarded a grant to help children and families affected by gun violence. Read full post>>

Rip currents warning sign on the beach. Posted By: Children's Surgical Specialty Group, Dr. Yifan Guo
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Rip Currents: What You Should Know

To the untrained eye, a rip current may appear to be a calm section of water flanked by breaking waves. Here's what you need to know about rip currents. Read full post>>

Mom and daughter reading and learning. Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Monday, July 19, 2021

The Basics: A Great Start to Life

The Basics are five ways for parents and providers to interact with babies and toddlers to ensure that they are learning, growing, and thriving. Read full post>>

Teen boy visiting his healthcare provider. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Kyzwana Caves
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Health Needs of Teen Males: Beyond the Annual Exam

From testicular examinations, gender identity, and sexual, mental, and physical health, there are many reasons teen boys should see a healthcare provider. Read full post>>

Father helping son learn to walk at home. Posted By: Danielle Vigueria
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Learning to Walk: Bumps Along the Way

Once your toddler starts walking, head bumps are bound to happen. New mom Danielle Vigueria shares tips on how to keep your child safe while they learn to walk. Read full post>>

Schoolgirl with digitally enhanced globe in her hand Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Trash to Energy

No need to separate trash at CHKD because we're landfill-free and turning trash into energy. Learn more here. Read full post>>