Radon: The silent source of lung cancer

Radon: The silent source of lung cancer

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. That’s especially concerning since as many as 1 in 15 homes in the US have high levels of radon. Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the natural decay...
A brief guide to cervical health

A brief guide to cervical health

Most women don’t give much thought to their cervix unless they’re pregnant or trying to conceive. But the cervix plays a powerful role in the reproductive system throughout our whole lives. So what exactly is the cervix? The cervix is the passage that...
Keep your child safe from falls

Keep your child safe from falls

We all want our kids to be physically active and to enjoy their playtime while still being safe. According to the CDC, falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries for all children ages 0 to 19. This statistic holds true to our data here at Children’s Hospital at...
Tips to stay safe during inclement weather

Tips to stay safe during inclement weather

All of our emergency rooms see injuries during winter weather. Most of these injuries are related to falls and can range from broken bones or fractures to head injuries and/or serious lacerations. Injuries to limbs or internal organs can also happen when people are...
The 411 on car seat safety in the winter

The 411 on car seat safety in the winter

You’ve installed the car seat according to manufacturer’s instructions and know how to perfectly latch your little one in the seat. But did you know you could be making your child less safe by doing one common thing? Winter can be tricky for children in car seats....