Say hello to Chevy and his handler Katie! They joined the Child Life team late last year, and have already become a huge hit with patients. Click below to learn all about our new facility dog.

Welcome Chevy, our Newest Facility Dog! - Cincinnati Children's Blog

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That’s a wrap on National Poison Prevention Week! Be sure to text Poison Control to get crucial contact information to have at your fingertips all year-round. #NPPW17
Our Center for ADHD is recruiting teens 14 to 17 years old who have ADHD or attention problems for a study related to sleep and how it impacts the teens. If your child may be eligible, click the link below for the details and information about compensation for participation: [ Goo.gl Link ]

ADHD Study for Teens 14 to 17 Years Old

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Children need your voice now! The house vote on the American Health Care Act could happen at any moment and healthcare for our nation's children is at risk. The 30 million children on Medicaid were not the beneficiaries of the ACA and they should not be the victims of its repeal, repair or revision. Click to send a message to congress and tell them to fix the American Health Care Act to...
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Take Action! Save Our Kids' Health Care Now

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Happy National Puppy Day! Besides being adorable, our facility dogs Chevy (left) and Leica (right) play a vital role in patient care across the hospital as part of our Child Life team. They love to snuggle, go for walks with patients, and help kids in the hosptial any way they can. You can learn all about our newest facility dog Chevy by clicking the link below!

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You guys, this is incredible, we're in the Quarterfinals in Brackets for Good! We're only 3 match-up wins away from $100,000 for our Child Life team. If you love our Child Life and Integrative Care program as much as we do, will you please help us win this for them? $1 = 1 point and every gift by 9pm on Friday counts for this round. Even if you can't give, would you please share our link with...
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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Brackets For Good

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Gabby has a syndrome that has left her unable to communicate – but it hasn’t always been like this. Her mom noticed a series of regressions starting around 18 months of age. Learn more about Rett syndrome, a neurological disorder that occurs mostly in girls:
How much do we love celebrating World Down Syndrome Day? THIS much! Thomas and his caregivers showed off their mismatched and brightly colored socks to support conversations about Down Syndrome.
It’s the first day of Spring AND National Poison Prevention Week! An opportune time for some Spring cleaning safety reminders. #NPPW17

Spring Cleaning? Keep These Safety Precautions In Mind

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It's the final day of the 3rd round of Brackets for Good and we need you! Help us score a slam dunk for kids in our care with a donation before 9 pm. $1 = 1 point and you can help us advance to the next round and closer to the grand prize of $100,000! All proceeds from the competition support our Child Life program. Your support makes a difference and every gift counts for kids like Jewel! Be...
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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Brackets For Good

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“Getting your family out of the house on time, without any tears, seems like an impossible feat.” Dr. Smolyansky offers some practical tips today that *may* help:

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10 Tips For Getting Out of the House With Fewer Tears (Maybe!)

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Last Saturday we hosted our 13th annual Celestial Ball at the Duke Energy Convention Center, which celebrated our long-standing partnership with Toyota USA. Guests enjoyed live music and dancing as they reminisced on another wonderful year!
Because of your support, we've made it to the 3rd round in Brackets for Good! Help us score a slam dunk for kids in our care with a donation for this week's match. $1 = 1 point and you can help us advance to the next round and closer to the grand prize of $100,000! All proceeds from the competition support our Child Life program. Your support makes a difference and every gift counts for the...
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What do you do when you can’t leave the hospital for a haircut? The haircut comes to you! Thank you Great Clips, for providing free haircuts for our patients and families this afternoon! Toby is looking good with his new 'do!
“Having a child with cancer offers a humbling crash course in the goodness and compassion of humanity.” Not only were Quintin’s family and friends there to support him during his treatment for a high-risk form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, but so was their hometown football team – the Miami RedHawks Football. Read Quintin’s mom’s account of what this meant to him and their family. Miami...
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Boy with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Signs with RedHawks

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We need your voice! Medicaid is the single largest insurer of children in the United States and if healthcare reform passes as currently proposed; 30 million kids will be at risk of losing their coverage. In just one minute, you can send a personalized message to congress - use your voice to Speak Now for Kids. [ Goo.gl Link ]

Keep Medicaid Strong for Kids - Email Your U.S. House Representative

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Technology-assisted language has helped Sedona, who is deaf, improve her language development. Read how in today’s post from her mother:

Utilizing Technology to Aid in Speech Development

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Cincinnati Children's and the Springer School and Center are sponsoring this learning session on March 23 from 7-9 pm. Registration info in link below!

The Journey from STRESS to SUCCESS for Students with LD/ADHD | Springer School and Center

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Shaan relies on Cincinnati Children’s to help him go from the hospital to an all-star on the basketball court in time to hit a buzzer beater in the last game of the season – his friends carried him off the court in celebration! Join us in supporting kids like Shaan and our Child Life program – because we know getting better is about more than just medicine. You can help with $5, $10 or more...
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Children's Hospital Medical Center - Brackets For Good

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