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How to Support a Child’s Media Diet

By: Annika Anderson, MPH In a world that is more digitally active than ever before, childcare professionals, physicians and caregivers are toggling widespread beliefs about children’s media use and whether it hinders or promotes development. Adults who facilitate children’s media use should consider not only whether it is […]

Honoring Pride Month With Kids

Pride Month provides an opportunity to teach children about the tremendous contributions and accomplishments of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA) during past and present times. At Connecticut Children’s, we honor Pride Month with our team members, patients and […]

Helping Students Strive for Success

By: STRIVE Program Sponsors and Team As part of our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Connecticut Children’s launched a new partnership with Bloomfield High School to promote future career opportunities and help students strive for success. The program, Support and Teamwork Resulting in Valuable Experiences (STRIVE), provided […]

Building for Health: Peace of Mind

The Quintero family of Manchester, Connecticut is breathing much easier these days after the Building for Health initiative fixed hazards in their home and provided support for their daughter’s worsening asthma symptoms. Building for Health launched in 2019 to increase collaboration between the housing, health and energy sectors […]