Category: Children’s health

5 easy tips to stay on track with healthy eating

The American Heart Association declared November 5 as National Eating Healthy Day.  The goal is to remind people to eat healthy – along with providing tools in how to do so.   Their initiative leads me to reflect on Dayton Children’s … Continue reading

Concussion? You probably have THESE questions

By: Dr. Lora Scott, co-director sports medicine There are currently some pretty scary things in the news about young athletes getting concussions, and some kids have even died from their head injuries. I usually get a lot of questions from … Continue reading

What do all these teal pumpkins mean?

Keep your eyes open during trick or treat time – for teal colored pumpkins sitting on doorsteps or printed on doors!  2014’s Halloween marks the first year of the Teal Pumpkin Project. Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) started the … Continue reading

What you need to know about concussions

In the ICU, I often see traumatic head injuries that clearly need immediate surgical and/or medical intervention.  Those injuries that are more subtle but deserve equal attention are those injuries involving concussions. Many of the professional sports organizations have faced … Continue reading

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