Pittsburgh Phillips Wins National Healthy Schools Award

Pittsburgh Phillips earned the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s 2017 National Healthy Schools Bronze Award for making changes that promote healthier eating and physical activity for students and staff. They are the only school in the state of Pennsylvania this year to receive this award, and to be recognized as one of America’s healthiest schools…. Read more »

Be SMART: How Safe Gun Storage Can Prevent Injuries

Today, safety advocates across the nation will come together to share an important message in honor of National ASK day.  The message is simple: Asking Saves Lives.  Most parents already ask if there are any pets or smokers in the home where your children play, so ask a third question. Ask – Is there an… Read more »

Dangers of “Dry Drowning”

Summer days call for vacations to the beach, dips in the pool, and trips to the playground. Children will spend the next few months enjoying the beautiful weather, and here at Children’s, we want to warn you about a safety concern that has recently hit national headlines. In current months, multiple cases of “dry drowning”… Read more »

Summer Safety Tips

Welcome to the warmer weather! As the kids are wrapping up the school year and getting ready for the pools to open and summer break to begin, we wanted to pass on a few safety reminders to keep everyone active and having lots of fun without any interruptions by visits to the doctor, urgent care… Read more »

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation Receives $50,000 CVS Health Grant

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation received a $50,000 grant from CVS Health to expand the Substance Misuse and Referral to Treatment (SMART) Choices program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, which seeks to help children avoid the long-term consequences of substance abuse. SMART Choices is run in a partnership with Children’s Community Pediatrics (CCP)… Read more »