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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.

A big week for one cancer survivor

Hi! I’m Kayleigh Crabtree and I’m a former Dayton Children’s ambassador. This week is a big week for me and for Dayton Children’s! I was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia on August 20 in 2010. So on Wednesday,  I celebrated being a four … Continue reading

Where NOT to go for a sports physical

By: Dr. Lora Scott, co-director of sports medicine Your son or daughter just came home told you he or she wants to play sports this year. You are thrilled that they want to be involved in something physically active that … Continue reading

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

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