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Portrait of Audrey Leishman and her family Posted By: Audrey Leishman
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Sepsis: Awareness Can Save Lives

Each year, sepsis kills 6 to 9 million people of all ages. Children, especially newborns, can be more susceptible. Audrey Leishman shares her personal battle with sepsis in this new CHKD Blog post. Read full post>>

Picture of adorable little boy at his doctor's appointment Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Douglas Mitchell
Monday, September 21, 2020

Flu Vaccine More Important than Ever

Every year, we encourage families to make sure children 6 months and older receive their annual flu vaccination. This year, it’s even more important than ever. Read full post>>

african american mother covering sleeping daughter with blanket Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Michael Strunc
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Sleeping 101: How to Get Sleep Back on Track for School

Back-to-school season is here. Now's a great time to make some changes so everyone gets a good night’s sleep. These guidelines from Dr. Michael Strunc may help. Read full post>>

Young adult female getting a shot from a doctor Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Vernita Peeples
Monday, August 03, 2020

Why Should My College Student Get the Meningococcal Vaccine?

Before college students head to class this fall, they may need to visit their doctor and roll up a sleeve for required vaccinations. Read full post>>

Young girl getting a vaccine Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Douglas Mitchell
Monday, June 29, 2020

Tear-Free Vaccination Tips for Kids

It’s most critical for children 2 and under to receive their vaccinations. Keep your kids calm during vaccinations with these tips from Dr. Douglas Mitchell. Read full post>>

Mother and son in at home under pandemic quarantine. Mother and son sitting next to window in masks as mom puts hand sanitizer on boy's hands. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Eric Lowe
Monday, June 08, 2020

How to Protect Children with a Compromised Immune System

There are many things parents and caregivers can do to protect their immunocompromised child during the pandemic. CHKD oncologist Dr. Eric Lowe has these tips. Read full post>>