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    Our mission at The Children's Medical Center of Dayton is to improve the health of children in the Miami Valley and to be the first choice for children's health! We have created this blog as a way to communicate key children's health and safety issues to parents and other child advocates. It is managed by Dayton Children's department of marketing communications and development. Comments can be sent to rodneyg@childrensdayton.org.

Tips every sports coach needs

By: Dr. Lora Scott, sports medicine physician Think about the most influential coach you had as a child. What did you learn from that coach? Do you remember how your team performed that season? Which memory is clearer? In youth … Continue reading

4 key points on concussions and depression

The apparent suicide of an Ohio State athlete, who reportedly suffered prior concussions, brings the very real effects of a concussion to the spotlight again. Our sympathies go out to Kosta Karageorge, his family, friends, teammates, and team staff. How … Continue reading

Laundry pod dangers

Laundry detergent “pods” are making headlines again this week with the release of a new Pediatrics reseach study. Using data from the National Poison Data System, researchers looked at exposures to laundry detergent pods among children younger than 6 years … Continue reading

Laundry has gone from dull to dangerous

Doing the laundry has gone from dull to dangerous.  A new study published in “Pediatrics” found those newly-introduced detergent pods are a serious threat to young children. While kids may normally avoid the laundry room, those detergent pods look almost … Continue reading

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