Category: Children’s health

Is it safe to smoke pot?

Fifty-eight percent of Americans now support the legalization of pot, a significant cultural shift since California became the first state in 1996 to allow for the medical use of marijuana. Colorado and Washington now permit the recreational use of pot … Continue reading

The virus sweeping Dayton

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud What is this new virus that is sweeping the country and making kids really sick? Rhinovirus is one of several viruses we can test for in the hospital.  It is essentially ‘the common cold’.  In the … Continue reading

Just another virus?

By: Dr. Melissa King It’s not JUST another virus… or is it?? Enterovirus D68. As the mother of a now school age child with Audrey starting kindergarten AND the recently appointed medical director of the Urgent Care in Springboro, I … Continue reading

3 ways to promote your child’s mental health

The suicide of Robin Williams has brought attention to the fact that an estimated 750,000 people every year attempt to kill themselves. How can parents raise their children to help inoculate them from the demons that lead so many people … Continue reading

eGrowing Together

is a monthly e-newsletter of child health, safety and parenting tips from the pediatric experts at Dayton Children's.

Subscribe to the blog

We have created this blog as a way to communicate key childrens' health and safety issues to parents and other child advocates. It is managed by Dayton Children's department of marketing communications. Comments can be sent to rodneyg@childrensdayton.org.

Subscribe