Kids' Health Tips

Foley_Vaping Warning for Youth_Small Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Christopher Foley
Monday, October 14, 2019

CHKD Doctors and Clinicians to Children: Stop Vaping

Vaping-related lung illnesses are raising serious concern for youth who use e-cigarettes. Read full post>>

Harley_Kids and Contact Lenses_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Kristi A. Harley, MSN, CPNP
Monday, September 09, 2019

Contact Lenses and Kids

With the support of a parent or caregiver, children can safely wear contact lenses. Follow these guidelines when teaching healthy wear and care behaviors. Read full post>>

Charette_Flu Vaccine Reminder_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Laura Charette
Monday, September 09, 2019

Flu Shot Reminder

Fall is not just time for kids to go back to school; it’s also time to get a flu vaccine. Read more about this year's recommendations from the AAP. Read full post>>

Peeples_Backpack Safety_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Vernita Peeples
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Choosing a Safe Backpack for Your Child

Backpacks that are not worn correctly or that are too heavy can cause serious injury. Follow these guidelines when choosing the safest backpack for your child. Read full post>>

Frazer_Back to School Anxiety_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. J. Paige Frazer
Sunday, August 25, 2019

Back-to-School Tips for Children with Anxiety

If your child worries or has trouble paying attention or socializing, going back to school can create anxiety. These tips can ease your child's transition. Read full post>>

Austin_Salmonella and Dog Treats_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Sherie Austin
Monday, August 19, 2019

Salmonella and Dog Treats: What Your Family Needs to Know

A salmonella outbreak related to dog treats made from pig ears is causing concern among families with dogs. Here's what you need to know. Read full post>>