Connecticut Children's Blog
Connecticut Children's Blog provides important perspective on pediatric health from the same voices that care for our patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
By Virginia Van Epps, Manager, Speech Language Pathology at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center In a world full of smartphones, tablets and apps, it can sometimes feel impossible to unplug. But the truth is, our everyday technology habits are threatening the speech, language and hearing of our children. So what can be done to limit adverse […]
In honor of Patient Experience Week, Connecticut Children’s Patient and Family Experience team is sharing the Beryl Institute C-I-CARE Compassion Challenge! Compassion is so important to the patient experience and something that we can all do. Check out the 6 techniques below to start making compassion a part of your daily routine! 1. Say Hello […]
Samantha and Raymond Esposito share a message of thanks with the staff who cared for their 2-month-old son during an unexpected 5 day inpatient stay at the medical center. To the staff at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, My husband and I just wanted to take a minute to thank everyone who helped us and our son […]
In the United States, more than 350,000 people will suffer cardiac arrest at home, work or in public this year. Most will die because they don’t receive immediate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from someone on the scene. A leading cause of death, cardiac arrest is an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat […]
For 11-year-old Daniel Therriault, becoming famous would be a dream come true. “A few years ago Dan really wanted to be a WWE wrestler, but lately he’s been saying how he’d like to start a YouTube channel and become a YouTube sensation” said his mother, Terri. The truth is Dan is already pretty famous, especially […]