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The Many Benefits of Well-Care Visits

Many parents wonder about the importance of well-care checks. From vaccinations to education, here’s why regular visits to the pediatrician are so important.

Masks for Kids: What You Need to Know

Read our experts’ latest advice on masks and respirators for kids during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Difference Between COVID-19, Cold, Flu and Other Bugs Affecting Kids

The symptoms of COVID-19, seasonal allergies, the common cold, flu and other viruses can be tough to tell apart. Here's how to tell the difference between each and when to seek care.

How to Keep Kids Out of the Emergency Room This Winter

Our pediatric emergency medicine specialists share winter safety tips to help you and your children get through the winter season safe and healthy.

Wildfire Smoke and Kids: Health Effects

Smoky air and ozone are especially dangerous for kids. Get tips for staying safe and staying active, even on bad air quality days.

Kids, Teens and Vaping: Should Parents Be Worried?

Is vaping harmful for kids? Is it addictive? Our pediatric breathing experts share the what we know about teen vaping with tips for parents who are concerned about the trend and vaping’s effects on kids. Learn the latest.

Children and COVID-19: Debunking the Number One Myth

You might have heard that children aren’t affected by COVID-19. But is that true? We asked our experts to explain all the ways that the pandemic has impacted children’s health – and what we can do about it. Learn more.

Q&A: Back to School in Year Two of the COVID Pandemic

Our experts answer some of parents’ most commonly asked questions about school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vaccines for Babies with Medical Conditions

Learn about vaccines for infants with medical conditions, special considerations and how they protect against harmful disease.

Mold in Dry Colorado?

Mold is present virtually everywhere, even in dry Colorado. Check out these nine tips for reducing mold growth in your home.

Are You Sure She Doesn't Need Antibiotics?

Your child may not need antibiotics to fight that miserable cold. Here’s why.

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