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    chkd-childhood cancer and sickle cell month-small Posted By: CHKD, Alice Warchol, Staff Writer
    Tuesday, September 20, 2022

    Spotlight on CHKD's Cancer and Blood Disorders Team

    As we recognize September as childhood cancer and sickle cell disease awareness month, we also want to thank our incredible hematology and oncology team who share their passion for taking care of patients all year round. Read full post>>


    Unhappy teenage girl Posted By: CHKD
    Tuesday, September 13, 2022

    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>>


    Child sweating in the heat with a bottle of water Posted By: CHKD
    Thursday, July 21, 2022

    Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illness in Kids

    A heat index of 90 degrees or higher can pose serious health risks for children. Protect kids from heat exhaustion and heat stroke with these tips. Read full post>>


    Portrait of happy family embracing each other and smiling at camera Posted By: CHKD
    Monday, May 2, 2022

    10 Ways to Support Kids’ Mental Health

    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 full post>>


    Mother and daughter on the couch talking to one another Posted By: CHKD, Melanie Phillips, LCSW
    Tuesday, September 8, 2020

    Supporting a Child with Suicidal Thoughts

    As a parent, it is difficult to hear your child talk about suicide and even more difficult to know how to help, but there are ways that you can support them. Read full post>>