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    African American girl smiling with her soccer team Posted By: CHKD
    Tuesday, February 6, 2024

    Helping Young Athletes Avoid Burnout, Injuries

    Despite the physical and mental health benefits of organized sports participation, 70 percent of kids quit by the time they reach 13. Find out how parents, coaches, and clinicians can help kids avoid injuries and burn out. Read full post>>

    Teenage girl sharing problems with her mother Posted By: CHKD
    Tuesday, February 6, 2024

    Difficult Conversations: Talking About Suicide

    Having conversations about mental health and suicide can improve communication, decrease the stigma surrounding mental health challenges, and encourage children to ask for help when they need it. Check out our general guide to help get the conversation started. Read full post>>

    Unhappy teenage girl Posted By: CHKD
    Friday, September 1, 2023

    Prevent Suicide With These 5 Steps

    Suicide is preventable, and each of us has the power to help. September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and Take 5 to Save Lives empowers each of us to help prevent suicide by taking five simple steps. Read full post>>

    Red and blue ribbon in medical doctor's hand for Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Posted By: CHKD
    Tuesday, February 7, 2023

    Raising Awareness: Congenital Heart Disease

    In this blog, learn the signs and symptoms of congenital heart defects and the services offered for patients of all ages at the CHKD Heart Center. Read full post>>

    web team-Top blogs 2022-small Posted By: CHKD
    Monday, January 2, 2023

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

    From everyday health to the latest on COVID-19, parents everywhere turn to CHKD for health tips for kids. Find our top 10 most-read blog articles in 2022. Read full post>>

    CHKD Dedication Ceremony for the new Children's Pavilion Posted By: CHKD
    Monday, December 26, 2022

    Memorable Moments at CHKD in 2022

    As we enter the new year and reflect on the last, here’s a quick look at some of the most memorable things that happened at CHKD in 2022. Read full post>>