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How to Lower Your Risk of Colon Cancer

Cancer of the colon and rectum is an important topic to discuss since this issue is actually the second leading cause of cancer deaths overall. Over 50,000 people die of it yearly. So, while the topic might make some people uncomfortable, not taking action to prevent it could have dire consequences. That prevention has two parts - addressing risk factors and getting screened.

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Pediatric Care Coordination

COPC has a team of Pediatric Care Coordinators who work specifically with these types of situations and many others every day. Our Care Coordinators work with families to link them with resources available in the community. Care Coordinators help with a variety of things from food assistance, linking with a counselor, helping new moms, to even assistance with navigating the special education system.

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Travel Summer 2022 Newsletter

The kids are out of school and the family is ready to hit the road! Its been so long since your last vacation you might need a few tips and tricks to help it go smoothly. Before you leave the driveway, here are some reminders and resources to review.

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Great Beginnings Book Club- EP2

In this book club episode, Dr. Derek McClellan reads Ruby Finds A Worry, a book about what to do when a worry won't leave you at alone -- perfect for reassuring young readers in times of stress.

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Back to School Nutrition - Breakfast and Lunch Solutions

Breakfast has been coined “the most important meal of the day” but does that really hold any value?

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Teen Driving Saftey

In adolescence, teen driving is a milestone parents everywhere typically dread. Know the common risk factors and trends in teenage drivers to help you instill safe driving habits in your teen. We've included some helpful parent resources about driving contracts, talking points to help you guide your next "safe driving" conversation.

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Great Beginnings Book Club- EP1

In this book club episode, Dr. Nardia Ataman reads ABC Let's Celebrate You & Me, a book of positive attributes kids can celebrate about themselves. This story encourages kids to love themselves and other people just as they are.

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Baby Formula Q & A with Our Pediatric Nutrition Team

COPC's Pediatric Registered Dietitian Nutritionists have provided answers to some common questions of parents during the formula shortage crisis.

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Ways to Prevent Summer Injuries

The weather is finally warming up and summertime activities are in full swing. With the increase in temperature, events and activity levels, the number of Urgent Care and ER visits for children and adults also spike during this season. Read on for injury prevention tips to keep you and your loved ones happy and safe.

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Staying Healthy This Summer

The summer months are a perfect time for enjoying cookouts, cool treats, and fresh seasonal produce. Although many are considering how to keep their health in focus during all the special gatherings. You don’t have to worry if you follow these three tips.

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Dealing With Mental Health Issues During Springtime

In this post you will learn how to deal with mental health issues in the spring. The principals in this article will help you understand your issues and how to deal with them.

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Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Spring

Spring can be an exciting time of warmer weather and more time spent outdoors, but it can also mean increased chance for injuries.

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