New Inpatient Healthy Lifestyles Center Consult Services
As part of CHoR's global effort to provide comprehensive services for the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity, several new providers have been added to our Healthy Lifestyles Center (HLC) team and we have expanded services to the inpatient setting. read more
New Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program
CHoR is pleased to announce a new two-year pediatric hospital medicine fellowship program, the only of its kind in Virginia. The training program will emphasize clinical, teaching, quality, research and administrative excellence in concert with the national curriculum for pediatric hospital medicine fellows. read more
Frequently Asked Questions - Enterovirus D68
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) and other local health systems are seeing an influx of children with severe respiratory illness, possibly due to enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). This FAQ will help you understand respiratory illness, EV-D68 and steps you can take to keep your family healthy.
In this issue: How to nurture your child's inner voice First aid for dental trauma Healthy recipes When to worry about the child who snores Understanding eating disorders read more
Tid★Bits Magazine Spring 2014
In this issue: Be Prepared: How to Make Your Own First Aid Kit Allergies 101: Oral Allergies Recipes for Healthy Living Talking with Pre-teens and Teens about Underage Drinking Spring Craft Projects read more
Tid★Bits 2014 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 Tid?Bits 2014 Calendar. 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
Like most 16-year-olds, Dusty Moore likes music and sports. But in October, he traded his favorite tunes for soothing classical music. Why? A particularly rough night on the football field resulted in a traumatic brain injury (TBI, also referred to as a concussion), and Dusty was on what his doctors called "brain rest." read more
Watching Trace dance around at his Wiggles themed first birthday party, you would never know the health scare he gave his parents just days into his little life. read more
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