October 24, 2019

Actions You Can Take to Help Support Your Baby’s Safe Sleep

Sudden infant death syndrome is the the number-one cause of death in babies between a month and a year old, according to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. “In many, many instances, SIDS occurs because of internal causes that are impossible for anyone to control — for example, a…

Center for Healthier Communities, Infant Health, Safety, Sleep
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June 12, 2019

Summer Safety Roundup

Between no school, longer days and gorgeous weather, there are lots of reasons to love summer. But, even though the season tends to inspire a carefree attitude, there are important safety guidelines to keep in mind while enjoying fun in the sun. “With warmer temperatures and more time spent outdoors, summertime involves a number of…

Center for Healthier Communities, Safety
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May 6, 2019

The Wellness Team at Juvenile Hall: How Classes in Nutrition and More Aim to Shape Healthier Futures for Detained Youth

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego’s Center for Healthier Communities (CHC) is home to nearly 20 initiatives that focus on building and maintaining healthy lifestyles from an early age. Through accessible, resource-rich programs that draw upon in-depth child and community health research, the CHC and its partners work to enact positive change all over San Diego, with…

Center for Healthier Communities, Staff Stories
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