For families

  • New Pneumococcal vaccine trial is recruiting baby participants

    One of the many diseases we routinely vaccinate children against is pneumococcal [noo-muh-KOK-ul] disease, which is caused by over 90 different types of pneumococcal bacteria. Among children, it is the most common bacterial cause of infections of the lungs (pneumonia), brain (meningitis), and blo

  • Let’s talk about substance use

    “I smoke weed on most days. It helps me to calm down otherwise I feel super anxious and struggle to make it out of the house. And, I’ll usually have a cone in the evening, just to help with sleep…but that’s pretty normal right doc?”

  • COVID-19 Test for Kids: What to expect

    The thought of having a COVID-19 test can be nerve-wracking at any age but especially for a child - and kids are bound to have lots of questions. So rather than trying to explain it, we thought we'd show them.

  • Mini brains may help treat incurable brain cancer

    Treatments for incurable and aggressive brain cancers may only be a few years away with researchers in the Children’s Cancer Research Unit (CCRU) beginning a new research project to trial CAR-T cell therapy on mini brains.
  • Lost but never forgotten