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Everything you Need to Know About Pediatric Eye Care

Our experts share their guidance on regular vision screenings, eye safety and more.

What Parents Need to Know About Asthma in Kids

More than 4.6 million children in the U.S. have asthma, making it one of the most common chronic childhood conditions. But with proper care, kids with asthma can lead healthy and active lives. Learn more.

The Best Sunscreen Tips for Kids

Want to keep your kids protected from the sun? Learn our expert’s tips for choosing sunscreen, wearing protective clothing, avoiding sunburns and more.

9 Skin Rashes and Conditions in Kids and How to Treat Them

When your kid suddenly develops a skin rash, it can be difficult to identify the cause and navigate your next steps. Learn from our dermatologist about common skin rashes and when they require treatment.

The Many Benefits of Well-Child Visits

Well-child visits are routine health checkups to ensure that your kid is healthy and thriving. Our experts share why these visits are important and what parents can expect at each age.

What are Germs and How Can We Prevent Them from Spreading?

Germs are the microorganisms behind many common sicknesses, like the flu. Our experts share what exactly germs are, how they spread and how to avoid them.

Back-to-School Tips for Families: How to Ease the Transition and Ace the School Year

It’s time for back to school! Our expert shares tips for helping your kids with the transition, encouraging friendship, addressing bullying and more.

10 Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Denver and Colorado Springs

Hiking with kids can be a great way to bond as a family, but it’s not always a walk in the park. Our experts share tips for hiking with kids, plus kid-friendly hikes near Denver and Colorado Springs.

When Do Kids Need Antibiotics?

Antibiotics are an incredible advancement in medicine, but they must be used with caution. Learn from Children’s Colorado experts about when antibiotics are needed, the risks of overprescribing and more.

Is Melatonin Safe for Kids? A Guide to Sleep, Side Effects and Dosage

Melatonin use has surged among children in recent years, but is it really safe? Our sleep expert weighs in on the side effects of this sleep aid, plus when and how to use melatonin for kids.

A Guide to ENT Surgery for Kids: Ear Tubes, Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

How do you know if your child needs ENT surgery, such as ear tubes, tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy? Our experts share what to watch for and alternative treatments that can help.

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