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.
Connecticut Children’s very own Lynn Hayes, BSN, RN, EMT-P and Wendy Wheeler, BSN, CEN, CPEN, EMT of the critical care transport team were named 2017 Healthcare Heroes by the Hartford Business Journal! Both were recognized for their efforts in helping others both at Connecticut Children’s and across the globe. Below is an excerpt from the […]
As a pediatric surgeon at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center who cares for injured children and adults, I see gun violence at its worst. All too often, the victims of gun violence arrive at our trauma center with irreparable injuries and all we can do is try to pick up the pieces. Like most complex social […]
With the busy holiday shopping season upon us, it’s important for physicians and consumer groups to encourage parents and caregivers to research toys to ensure the ones they plan to purchase are safe. I see the impact of dangerous toys on children through my work as an emergency physician at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and […]
It can happen in almost any sport. For Khyon Gillespie, it was football. He was 12 years old and already an up-and-coming football prodigy. His whole life revolved around the sport, along with his plans for the future. But an instant of twisting the wrong way in a game had left him with a torn […]