Keep your family safe with these home safety tips from Dr. Margaret Eason, CHKD emergency department.

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CHKD sports medicine staff at our Health and Surgery Center at Oakbrooke recently held a mock Olympics for their patients. Seven-year-old Isabella Bryant took home the gold despite some fierce competition. Congratulations, Isabella! #OlympicGold #OlympicGames

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These two are perhaps the Governor's biggest little fans ... #CHKD #InaugurationParade #TeamCHKD
Members of the CHKD family, including our pet therapy dogs, salute Virginia’s new Governor! #northam #chkd #teamchkd #inaugurationday

News coverage about the severity of the current flu season may be creating unnecessary confusion & alarm for parents. The following “Q & A” information from CHKD experts helps parents sort help from hype.

Recent news coverage about the severity of the current flu season may be creating unnecessary confusion and alarm for parents these days. The following “Q and A” information is offered by CHKD’s primary care, emergency, urgent care and infectious disease experts to help parents sort help from ...

We're already thinking about lunch! How about you? No Frill Bar and Grill Norfolk sounds like a great idea #GivingMadeEasy #YouGottaEat #HRVA

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Check out our new NICU 101 blog. It's full of helpful information for families in our NICU.

Mothers of babies in the neonatal intensive care unit are often caught off guard by the turn of events. There are some specific things they can do to better involve themselves with the ongoing care of their child, though.

If you’re struggling to find the right words to answer your children’s questions about yesterday's tragic shooting in Florida, these tips from CHKD parenting expert Michele Tryon may help.

Parents may wonder how they can help their children feel safe in the wake of tragedy, such as yesterday’s shooting in Florida. If you’re struggling to find the right words to answer your children’s questions, we offer these guidelines when talking to children.

Town Center Pediatrics opened its brand new location today at 1128 Independence Boulevard in Virginia Beach. Visit them online at or call (757) 499-7442 to make an appointment.

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Great to see CHKD Buddy Brigader Luna out spreading the love and helping support the kids at CHKD. If you'd like to help Luna, stop by the aLatte Cafe at 321 Granby Street in Norfolk anytime this month and pick up a "Love, Luna Latte." All proceeds benefit the kids at CHKD.

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Special thanks to Dunkin' Donuts and their Joy and Childhood Foundation for their generous gift to CHKD's child life department. An added treat for our kids was a gift of specially decorated "Brave Gowns," which they were happy to show off during a red carpet fashion show in our playroom yesterday.

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Chris Taylor, who burst onto the Major League Baseball scene this year and became the NLCS MVP for the Los Angeles Dodgers, swung by for a visit yesterday. He was a pretty big hit with our patients, and even some of our staff. Look at those smiles! Thanks for stopping by, Chris. So fun!

Dine out for a good cause! All month long, No Frill Bar and Grill will donate $1 to CHKD for every appetizer & dessert sold. #GivingMadeEasy #HRVA

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CHKD cancer survivor Alexandra Egress was as surprised as anyone to be starring in Hyundai’s Super Bowl commercial Sunday night. And while the Eagles won the game, Alexandra won our hearts. 😍
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For years, captain of the New York Mets David Wright has generously donated his time to help hospitalized children at CHKD. This year was no different. Now in its eighth year, David Wright’s Vegas Night to benefit CHKD has raised a cumulative total of $1.3 million. Many thanks to David, and to everyone who came out to help make a difference for the kids.

How can parents protect their children from flu and what symptoms should they look out for? CHKD's Dr. Doug Mitchell explains in this segment on 13News Now - WVEC.

The Chief of Pediatrics at Swedish Hospital helps explain why this year's flu is so dangerous for children.

Twelve-year-old stroke survivor Finley Hooker is making it her mission to help kids at CHKD. Each year she asks for donations instead of birthday gifts and has raised a combined total of $15,000 for CHKD. Way to go, Finley! Thanks for thinking of the kids at CHKD. If you're interested in hosting a Party with a Purpose fundraiser, email #kidshelpingkids #chkd #bekinddokind

A sixth grader who was told she likely wouldn’t walk or talk uses her birthday to give back to children in the hospital.