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Rip currents warning sign on the beach. Posted By: Children's Surgical Specialty Group, Dr. Yifan Guo
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Rip Currents: What You Should Know

To the untrained eye, a rip current may appear to be a calm section of water flanked by breaking waves. Here's what you need to know about rip currents. Read full post>>

Teen boy visiting his healthcare provider. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Kyzwana Caves
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Health Needs of Teen Males: Beyond the Annual Exam

From testicular examinations, gender identity, and sexual, mental, and physical health, there are many reasons teen boys should see a healthcare provider. Read full post>>

Young girl walking a dog in the park Posted By: CHKD Medical Group
Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Prevent Dog Bites with these Tips

Even the gentlest of dogs may bite when agitated, scared, threatened or in pain. Here's how you can prevent dog bites and what to do if your child is bitten. Read full post>>

Baby looking at a spoon with food. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Lynelle Slade-Byrd
Monday, June 21, 2021

Starting Baby on Solid Foods: When and How

There is no universal age to start your baby on solid foods but, there are some signs that they are ready. Learn when and how to start your baby on solid foods. Read full post>>

Pediatrician checking ear of baby girl. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Rosemary Ashman
Monday, June 14, 2021

Does My Child Need a Hearing Test

Hearing loss affects a child's ability to communicate, use language, and learn social skills. Know the signs of hearing loss and the value of hearing tests. Read full post>>

Young woman bracing herself to stop from fainting. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Jonathan Fleenor
Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Fainting in Children: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

Syncope doesn't normally signal a life-threatening issue but, it can still lead to serious injuries. Learn the causes, symptoms, and how to prevent fainting. Read full post>>