Archive | August, 2012

Dehydration Can Sneak up on athletes

Sprints. Laps. Marching band drill-downs. These are a few activities that your football players, cheerleaders, marching band players and other fall athletes are concentrating on as they prepare for fall sports. In August. Outside. Under the boiling hot sun. One thing they’re probably not concentrating on? Hydration. Most teenagers prioritize it about as much as […]

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Our Heart Center is Tops — Find Out Why

Once again, U.S. News & World Report has labeled The Heart Center at Children’s one of the best in the nation. We agree. After all, our team offers comprehensive, specialized care for children with congenital and acquired heart diseases and disorders. Our specialists collaborate to meet the full range of pediatric and fetal cardiac needs, including prenatal consultation and […]

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Is your athlete’s heart health up to par?

If your child is a sports player, chances are that he is in full swing with practices right now. If he hasn’t visited the pediatrician yet, be sure to make an appointment for a physical evaluation. While sudden cardiac death in an otherwise apparently healthy teen is a rare occurrence, it must be addressed to identify who is […]

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