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Male pediatrician holding a stethoscope to exam patient. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Frank Chocano
Monday, April 12, 2021

When Is a Cough More Than Just a Cough?

A chronic cough can be bothersome and severe cases can trigger vomiting, lightheadedness, and even rib fractures. Learn when your child's cough needs treatment. Read full post>>

Doctor asks girl about pain in back. Posted By: Children's Surgical Specialty Group, Dr. James Bennett
Monday, April 05, 2021

Scoliosis: Keep an Eye on Your Child’s Spine During Pandemic

Many children are learning virtually this year meaning school screenings for scoliosis may not be taking place. Learn how to identify the signs of scoliosis. Read full post>>

Boy and girl play games on smartphones outdoors. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Rachel Mayer
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Pandemic Dilemma: Putting the Brakes on Screen Time for Kids

With COVID-19 forcing the use of electronic devices for virtual learning and socializing, how do we limit screen time for our children? Find out in this blog. Read full post>>

A small boy suffering from illness bronchial asthma getting treatment with aerosol inhaler Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Cynthia Kelly
Thursday, March 25, 2021

Spring Allergies Collide with Easing of Pandemic Restrictions

Pandemic restrictions brought both the good and bad to patients who suffer from asthma and allergies. Protect children from asthma flare-ups with these tips. Read full post>>

Young girl with her pediatrician. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Brittney Drames
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Well-Child Visits Linked to Lower Risk of Asthma Attacks

A new study reveals that well-child visits can help prevent asthma attacks and hospitalization for asthma. Dr. Drames shares the findings of this study here. Read full post>>

Father and daughter looking through pepper slices. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Windy Mason-Leslie
Monday, March 22, 2021

Vegetarianism and Your Growing Child

While vegetarianism has many benefits, it could be detrimental to your child’s health without proper planning. Learn how to healthily adopt a plant-based diet. Read full post>>