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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.

Single-sport specialization: More harm than good?

By: Lora Scott, MD, co-director sports medicine at Dayton Children’s It’s 5am on a Saturday in July. For many families, that means it is time to pack up the car with lawn chairs, snacks, blankets, and sports equipment for the … Continue reading

The very real dangers of energy drinks

By: Lora Scott, MD, co-director of sports medicine and Shannon Burkett, RD, sports nutrition This week a news story hit about a 16-year-old girl who died from an energy drink heart attack. Our thoughts go out to this family. In … Continue reading

Ready for a dip in the pool…and Capitol Hill!

It’s only May and I’m so excited! I was so happy when my mom told me that we were chosen to go to Washington D.C. in June and speak to people in Congress for Family Advocacy Day. I’m glad we have … Continue reading

Dayton Children’s 2014 “All Star” Awo

Our legislators in Washington D.C. need a voice to tell them about things that matter to kids! This year kids from Dayton will be represented by Awo Onwudiwe as part of the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day. Awo and her mother will join … Continue reading

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