Apples to Apples: What Families Should Know About SRTR Rankings

The SRTR is an independent, data-driven tool that will help you choose a transplant center. There’s a wide difference among the more than 60 pediatric transplant centers in the United States. Some do a few transplants a year, some do dozens. Some have been doing transplants for decades, others have less experience. Some have expertise… Read more »

Stay Safe at the Playground

Every child dreams of speeding down the slide, flying on the swing set, and climbing through the monkey bars. No matter the time of day or outside temperature, children should take precautions when playing on the playground. Both metal and plastic equipment can overheat and harm your child. Sunny days can cause equipment to heat… Read more »

Newly Drafted NFL Player Gives Back to our Transplant Unit

Adam Bisnowaty was drafted 200th overall by the New York Giants in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Before entering the draft, Adam spent his time training and playing football at the University of Pittsburgh while also studying for a master’s degree in health and fitness. Pitt fans know him as a star… Read more »

Heat Related Illnesses

Summer is cruising by, and we are approaching the season of sports, cheerleading and band camps. It’s a good time for a refresher on the importance of good hydration and heat related illness – not just for campers, but for all who are active in the summer weather. Heat and humidity make children and adults… Read more »

Should Your Child Drink Caffeine?

Morning coffee runs have become a staple in our daily lives. Many adults can not go a day without at least a cup of coffee, a glass of soda, or an energy drink. Daily doses of caffeine can cause us to fail to recognize the impact each beverage can have on our health. For children… Read more »