Staying Safe This Holiday

With Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday, many families will be on the road this week and weekend traveling for the holiday. Traveling with children can be fun for the entire family. But travel is more than just fun, games and adventure. It can sometimes be challenging, especially when it comes to safety. Here are some… Read more »

Stone’s Rehab Journey

Two years ago, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC opened the Children’s Hospital Rehabilitation Unit (CHRU), an eight-bed pediatric inpatient rehabilitation unit.  The CHRU, which is located at The Children’s Home & Lemieux Family Center just up the street from the main hospital, provides continuity of care and maximizes the health and functional outcomes of… Read more »

My Story with MLD

We all make decisions every day in our lives, whether for ourselves or for others, or for better or worse. They impact the life we live, and the loved ones who surround us. From the time we are born and as we grow up, certain events may happen unexpectedly. As many ups as I’ve had… Read more »

Preventing Childhood Cavities

Did you know that cavities are the most common chronic disease of childhood in the United States? Statistically speaking, over 40 percent of children will experience a cavity before they are of kindergarten age. Cavities can also be very detrimental to the health of our young kids. As they progress, cavities can quickly lead to… Read more »

Keep Your Ghosts and Ghouls Safe This Halloween

Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to children’s safety. Kids are excited on Halloween and may move in unpredictable ways even in a familiar neighborhood. The simple act of cars slowing down on neighborhood roads will not only make Halloween more enjoyable for everyone, but it also could save… Read more »