Children’s Hospital delivers a cure for boredom with new Dream Big Studio

Kids can feel isolated and lonely while hospitalized. Making art or music can give them a creative outlet.

New PA law requires kids to learn CPR before high school graduation

The American Heart Association hopes kids will go home and teach their parents and grandparents as well.

Kidcast: There’s help for moms who suffer from anxiety during and after pregnancy

There are common-sense strategies like taking time for yourself, taking care of yourself, getting people to support you so you can get a break.

What’s a midwife’s role? Kidcast explains the philosophy of care

One of the hallmarks of midwifery is shared decision making.

Worried about toxins in your kid’s school? The 1,000 Hours a Year initiative aims to remedy those issues

Mini-grants and technical expertise help schools address environmental toxins in Pittsburgh’s schools.

Moms find help for postpartum depression through NEST

“Early detection is often the key to success.”

Kidcast dispels myths surrounding pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting but complicated time when women are faced with many misconceptions.

Kidcast explores health risks in the ‘fourth trimester’ of motherhood

We want to emphasize the importance of a woman’s own health after pregnancy.

Children’s Hospital opens Pittsburgh’s first pediatric orthopaedic urgent care

“We believe it could be the first pediatric orthopaedic urgent care nationally.”

Here’s why a vision test is so important for your kids

Vision problems are the No. 1 one cause of disability in children.

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Parents, schools and social initiatives needed to prevent bullying

We’ve seen a lot of cases of bullying in the news in the last couple of weeks.  Despite all of the anti-bullying lessons at schools, it’s not going away.  In […]

Looking for a pediatrician? These Kidcast tips will help you with that vital decision

It’s important to do your homework to find out what resources a practice provides.

Entrepreneurs by necessity: They started Pittsburgh companies to help kids with special needs

“It was like air. I could not have survived without it.” 

Dr. Todd Wolynn’s ‘Pediatrician for President’ campaign promotes better health for kids

“Kids’ health is getting worse, as well as the things that impact kids’ health – the big buzz words like transportation, housing, safe neighborhoods, access to healthy food.”

Worried about your teen vaping? Dr. G is here to help

“I would like to remind parents that privacy is a privilege, not a right.”

Kidcast explores questions about vaccines with pediatrician Dr. Todd Wolynn

“We’re now facing the largest outbreak of measles that we have in close to two decades.”

For Pittsburgh kids with special needs, equine therapy is more than horseplay: It’s life-changing. 

“This is where they grow and make friends.”

Bright by Text, in partnership with WQED, offers kid-focused tips, games and guidance via text

“We want parents to have the best research-based information right at their fingertips.”

Sponsored Content Why we walk for Children’s

Every doctor, nurse, and staff member at Children’s has been outstanding.

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