Children’s Hospital joins Common Threads in celebrating Cooking For Life Month

We’re getting a healthy start to 2018 with Common Threads by celebrating Cooking for Life month, and a commitment to nutrition and healthy cooking. Children’s Healthy Schools Program partners with Common Threads to educate children on nutrition and well being, empower them to make healthier choices, and become change agents in their families, schools and… Read more »

Kajha’s Rehab Journey

Kajha, a 13-year-old honors student, is by all accounts a remarkable young woman. Talk to anyone who has met her, and it seems they just can’t stop talking about how great she is: her spirit, her smile, her generosity, her perseverance. All of that was tested when Kajha had a large stroke one night. She… Read more »

Winter Fun for Everyone

While snow covered grounds appear fluffy and powdery, don’t let its soft look fool you.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), 160,000 sledding and tubing related injuries occur annually and the most common injury seen is head injuries (43%). Other findings included: • The cost of these injuries totaled more than $4 billion… Read more »

Top Holiday Safety Tips to Help Kids Have Fun and Stay Injury-Free

The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of the year for your little ones, but it’s also a time when kids can be at risk for injuries. More than 3,200 children are seen in emergency rooms for injuries caused by nonelectric Christmas decorations and another 500 kids a day are treated in… Read more »

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week Raises Awareness of Danger to Children

Invisible and odorless, carbon monoxide poisoning has proven to be a dangerous threat to American families with 400 people killed and 21,000 sent to emergency rooms due to unintentional poisonings every year. Young kids are at even greater risk, with a quarter of all CO-related calls to poison control centers in 2015 being for children…. Read more »