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Cheerful family outside camping. Posted By: Adrianna and Ryan Walden
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Teen Boredom Busters

Try this list of boredom busters for teens of all ages to keep them engaged in summer activities with fewer screens and buttons and more memories. Read full post>>

Father and son fishing together Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Sara Smith
Monday, June 27, 2022

Fact or Fiction: Bug Bites

There are many misconceptions about the prevention and treatment of insect bites and stings. Learn fact from fiction in this blog. Read full post>>

Nurse with pulse oximeter on patient child in hospital bed Posted By: CHKD Guest Blogger, Pearson Ehrich
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Recovering from the Nuss Procedure: Tips from the Patient Perspective

Former Nuss Center patient Pearson Ehrich shares pre and post-op tips for others who may be undergoing the Nuss Procedure at CHKD. Read full post>>

Fireworks display on the beach. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Kathleen Swayne
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Firework Safety Tips for Families

In 2020, roughly 3,800 children under age 19 required treatment for firework-related injuries. Use these tips to safely enjoy fireworks as a family. Read full post>>

Father and son in serious front porch conversation Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Kyzwana Caves
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Helping Teens Make Healthy Decisions About Sex, Relationships

Having an ongoing, open conversation about sex, sexuality, and sexual identity with our teens will help them make informed decisions and avoid potentially devastating, and possibly life-threatening, errors in judgment. Read full post>>

Over the shoulder view of a mother putting suncream on her daughter. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Sanjeev Silwal
Monday, June 13, 2022

Sun Protection: Navigating the Sunscreen Aisle

Studies show that sunscreen helps prevent three common types of skin cancer. Buy the right sunscreen for your child with these tips. Read full post>>