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A Year of Health: Our Top Blog Articles in 2021

Foods that Help Relieve Constipation in Kids

Constipation is a common problem in children. Making a few diet and lifestyle changes can help treat and prevent constipation. In this blog, learn the signs of constipation and what foods help relieve it. Read more.

New Sports Recommendation: Cloth Face Coverings

Sports pose different levels of risk of COVID-19 exposure based on a variety of factors. Lean what experts recommend when playing sports during the pandemic. Read more.

Food Tips for Babies and Toddlers

New U.S. dietary guidelines include babies and toddlers for the first time. Dr. Kate Crandley discusses the guidelines and how to navigate them in this blog. Read more.

A Fungus Among Us: Dangers of a Wet Cast

While most kids see having a cast as being “cool,” there is a certain level of responsibility to taking care of your cast. Follow these tips to avoid any problems. Read more.


Wetting the bed at night is a common issue for children under age 3. This blog discusses how to address the common causes of bedwetting and when to seek medical attention. Read more.

Your Child Tested Positive for COVID, Now What?

As COVID-19 cases increase, more children are being diagnosed with the virus. Dr. Broderick shares how to care for your child with COVID-19 in this blog. Read more.

Shin Pain: Is it Shin Splints or Something More?

Do you have shin splints or a more serious injury, like a stress fracture? CHKD certified athletic trainer Lori Morris-Platte explains the difference. Read more.

Home Remedies to Soothe Your Child’s Cold

Whether your child has a bellyache, stuffy nose, or fever, these safe, at-home remedies can help them feel better. Read more.

How to Use an Asthma Inhaler

Most children with asthma are prescribed some sort of inhaler. Learn how to use an inhaler properly to avoid serious complications. Read more.

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