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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 new spin on school lunches

Recently, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the new regulatory requirements for the nutrition standards under the rules for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.  I reviewed the new changes and I must say, … Continue reading

Nobody wins if somebody gets hurt

Playing a sport is a great way for children to find friends who stick by them through the good and the bad times. Unfortunately, for many young athletes, the bad times come more often than they should. Nearly 2,000 children … Continue reading

Four tips for a healthier breakfast

Would you let your child eat ice cream for breakfast?  How about a candy bar?  Most parents would never allow their child to eat such sugary foods for the most important meal of the day.  But did you know that … Continue reading

Tot Take-Over

As an infant grows in mobility, parents need to provide a safe environment to ensure their safety. As the trauma program manager at Dayton Children’s, I all-too-often see what can happen to curious toddlers. When toddler-proofing your home, you have … Continue reading

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