Children's Urology of Virginia has joined CHoR. The community-based pediatric urology practice includes board certified urologist Dr. John Edmondson, and two certified pediatric nurse practitioners. CHoR's growing network of specialists and expanded capabilities advance children's health in community. read more
We're Growing: New Pediatric Specialists Join Team
Join us in welcoming 16 new pediatric specialists to CHoR! read more
Celebrating Milestone for New Mental Health Facility
CHoR topped out its new Virginia Treatment Center for Children, marking the placement of the facility?s last steel beam. The new 120,000-square-foot pediatric mental health facility is under construction on the Brook Road Campus and is scheduled to open in summer 2017. read more
Tid★Bits Magazine Fall 2016
In this issue: Tips to help your child with weight management and healthy growth Physical changes that come with puberty Walking patterns in the early years Child development tools New Children's Pavilion highlights Waiting room activity ideas read more
2016 Tid★Bits Calendar
Looking for a little news, knowledge and health fun (and a great way to organize your family's appointments and outings)? Check out the 2016 Tid★Bits Calendar!
In this issue: Tips for keeping fruit fresh Sensory play activities Tips for learning to ride a bike Gun safety Mental health tips for the new school year read more
When she was 5-monht-old, Kaylee Wade weighed just nine pounds and was in such serious heart failure that she stopped growing because her body didn?t have enough energy to do something as simple as eating. Kaylee was born with a large ventricular septal defect, a hole in the wall separating the two lower chambers of the heart, and specialists in the Children's Hospital Foundation Heart Center at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU told her family that she would need open heart surgery to repair the defect. read more
When an incident involving a candle left 10-year-old Cameron Sullican with burns over half of his body, a comprehensive team of doctors, surgeons nurses, child life specialists - and therapy dogs - made sure the burns never kept him from being a kid. read more
6-year-old Abigail has always loved arts and crafts. From jewelry making to painting, her creativity is unleashed anytime she has art supplies. Unfortunately, her creativity and excitement has also come with a few accidents along the way. The first, a sliced cornea due to a run in with construction paper while doing crafts with her family, happened when she was just 4 years old. read more
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