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A Year of Health: Our Top 10 Blog Articles in 2022

New Safe Sleep Guidelines for Babies

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Each year in this country, thousands of babies die suddenly and unexpectedly from unsafe sleep practices. The AAP released new safe sleep guidelines this year, so it’s a good time to refresh yourself on the importance of safe sleep for you and your baby. Read the full post here.


Prevent Lawn Mower Injuries

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Mowing the lawn, one of the most common chores, can also be dangerous. Help prevent injuries with these tips. Read the full post here.


How to Treat and Prevent Jellyfish Stings

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Jellyfish stings are painful, but most are not emergencies. These treatment and prevention tips may help keep you and your family safe. Read the full post here.


Pink Eye in Children

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There are several types of pink eye. Here's what parents need to know about their causes, symptoms, and treatment. Read the full post here.


Tips for Families Facing Infant Formula Shortage

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Formula recalls and supply chain issues have made it difficult for families to find formulas for their babies. Here’s what to do, and what not to do if you're having trouble finding the formula your baby uses. Read the full post here.


Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children - Condition Linked to COVID-19

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Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS-C, is a rare but life-threatening condition associated with COVID-19. Here's what parents should know. Read the full post here.


RSV and Other Respiratory Illnesses: When to Seek Treatment

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Like other hospital systems across the country, CHKD is seeing an increase in children suffering from a wide variety of respiratory illnesses. Find out what parents need to know and when to seek medical attention in this new blog by Dr. Christopher Foley, Chief of Medicine, Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs at CHKD. Read the full post here.


Water Safety Tips for Parents

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Swimming is a fun and healthy summer activity but teaching kids how to enjoy the water safely is a must. Splash around safely this summer with these tips. Read the full post here.


Medication at School: Tips for Parents

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Parents of children who need to take medication at school can make the process go smoothly with these simple guidelines. Read the full post here.


10 Ways to Support Kids' Mental Health

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Parents play an important role in helping their kids build positive mental health and resiliency. Use these tips to build resilient children and teens. Read the full post here.

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