NEW Children's Pavilion - Helping Children Get Well and Stay Well
At CHoR we know that anything we can do to reduce the time a sick child spends in the hospital makes a big difference for them and their family. That's why we're building the new Children's Pavilion - an outpatient oasis dedicated to helping children in our community get well and stay well. read more
Significant Results - Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU's nationally accredited Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program shows significant results in weight loss, psychological benefits, and improvements in medical conditions associated with obesity. read more
2015 UCI Road World Championships
The UCI Road World Championships are in Richmond Sept. 19-27, with race courses running through and around our Brook Road and MCV Campuses. Plan ahead and visit navigate.vcuhealth.org for routes and road closures. 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
Tid★Bits Magazine Spring 2015
In this issue: Mock sushi lunch ideas New fluoride toothpaste recommendations Exercise Fun for the Family Constipation 101 Sensory play ideas 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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