Parents have been asking for my aid, I guess you would say “First aid,” in stocking a first aid kit. Let me bandage up those concerns and provide some answers on this topic. Each year, Emergency Departments see more than 9 million minor injuries. Many of these can be handled at home, assuming you have […]

The start of a new year always brings change, and that is certainly true for the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital as we enter our busiest season of the year.  We certainly see changes in the types of illnesses that winter brings as children spend more times indoors, and despite our attempts at encouraging good hand washing, […]

From Thanksgiving until the New Year, the holiday season is a busy one – and not just for shopping and enjoying holiday celebrations and festivities.  It’s also a busy time professionally, as seasonal illnesses from colds to ski injuries fill the inpatient and outpatient hallways of our University of Vermont Children’s Hospital and make them […]

The biggest concern about school-age children and pre-teens blogging is internet safety.  Yet, blogging can potentially improve your child’s writing, communication, social, and even internet and computer skills.  It can also teach them the importance of responsibility for internet safety. So if you want your child to share their thoughts online via a blog, make […]