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Second Chances

Posted 1/1/2018 by UHBlog

Jennifer Giesel consulting

After beating cancer as a young adult, Jennifer Giesel supports young patients throughout their cancer experience.

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Good Food Found Lacking in Kids’ Diets

Posted 1/1/2018 by Janet Kramer, MPH, RDN, LD
Clinical Dietitian, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Toddler surrounded by vegetables

Many young children aren’t being exposed to the foods that will set them on a healthy path – especially fruits and vegetables.

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Grade School Bullying Can Lead to High School Substance Abuse

Posted 1/1/2018 by Kimberly Burkhart, PhD
Pediatric Psychologist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Illustration of young girl hurt by gossiping classmates

School bullying is a serious problem that affects as many as one in three children in the U.S. New research links early childhood bullying to an increased risk for substance abuse in high school.

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For Love of the Game: How to Help Your Child Choose a Sport

Posted 1/1/2018 by Susannah Briskin, MD
Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Boy about to throw basketball

Here’s how you can help your kids find the sports that speak to them.

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What to Expect from High-Risk Pregnancy Care

Posted 1/1/2018 by Ellie Ragsdale, MD
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, UH MacDonald Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Illustration of pregnant female

If you’re a mother-to-be whose pregnancy isn’t routine, your doctor or nurse-midwife may refer you to a maternal-fetal medicine specialist (MFM) for extra care.

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Manage Your Child’s Health, Anytime

Posted 1/1/2018 by UHBlog

Laptop displaying MyUHCare PHR

Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, the University Hospitals MyUHCare Personal Health Record (PHR) allows you to receive lab and radiology results, email a doctor, refill a prescription, request or change appointments and so much more – all from the comfort of home or on the go, available 24/7.

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Cold or Flu? Here’s How to Tell

Posted 1/1/2018 by UHBlog

Cold or Flu? Here’s How to Tell.

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Watch Out for These 4 Holiday Choking Hazards

Posted 1/1/2018 by UHBlog

Illustration of holiday ornaments

Watch out for these potential choking hazards.

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Cotton Swabs Linked to Child Ear Injuries

Posted 1/1/2018 by Jay Shah, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngologist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Jar of cotton swabs

A common cleaning method – scrubbing inside the ear with a cotton swab – could be doing more harm than good.

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New Advice on Preventing SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths

Posted 1/1/2018 by UHBlog

Illustration of infant standing in crib

Taking these precautions can also help keep your baby safe.

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Peanut Butter Teething Biscuits

Posted 11/8/2017 by UHBlog

Peanut Butter Teething Biscuits

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40 awesome things to do this summer

Posted 6/1/2017 by UHBlog

40 awesome things to do this summer.

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3 health scares: What’s really an emergency?

Posted 6/1/2017 by Jerri Rose, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

In the heat of the moment, it can be tough to know when a situation requires immediate emergency room treatment or can be treated with a bandage and a hug. Here are three common health scares and the best ways to handle them.

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New guidance on martial arts

Posted 6/1/2017 by UHBlog

New guidance on martial arts

Karate, Taekwondo and other martial arts are popular with children. Although these activities provide a good workout for kids, some types also come with increased risk for injury, reports a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Time outside has surprising benefits for children’s vision

Posted 6/1/2017 by Faruk Orge, MD
Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Time outside has surprising benefits for children’s vision

Modern kids spend more hours staring at screens and less time playing in the sunshine. And the implications go beyond expanding waistlines.

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Does your child have a snoring problem?

Posted 6/1/2017 by UHBlog

Does your child have a snoring problem?

You may be interested a study to help us learn what the best treatment is for mild sleep-disordered breathing, a condition in which children have snoring and breathing problems during sleep, but do not have apnea (stopping breathing during sleep).

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Depression rates are on the rise in teenagers

Posted 6/1/2017 by UHBlog

Depression can make life challenging for teens at home, at school and in relationships. Plus, it’s a risk factor for suicide, the second leading cause of death in 15- to 19-year-olds. A new study in the journal Pediatrics showed that this issue is only growing.

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4 Ways our kids embarrass us

Posted 6/1/2017 by Anandhi Gunder, MD
Pediatrician, Rainbow Euclid Pediatrics Clinical Instructor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

4 Ways our kids embarrass us (and what to do about it)

Your toddler’s howling in the supermarket cookie aisle. Your first-grader told Aunt Betty she doesn’t like her birthday present. Your 10-year-old just let rip a swear word you didn’t even know he knew – in public. What now?

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5 common questions about infertility

Posted 6/1/2017 by Rachel Weinerman, MD
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist, University Hospitals Fertility Center
Clinical Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

5 common questions about infertility

If you’ve been trying to conceive but aren’t getting pregnant, you may be wondering whether it’s time to talk with a health care provider.

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Serve these foods without a side of guilt

Posted 6/1/2017 by Janet Kramer, MPH, RDN, LD
Clinical Dietitian, Pediatric Nutrition Services, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Serve these foods without a side of guilt

If your family eats healthy most of the time, nutritional “lapses” are no big deal – and can even teach kids important facts about food.

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No Place Like Home

Posted 6/1/2017 by Edward Barksdale Jr., MD
Surgeon-in-Chief, Chief of Pediatric Surgery, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

No Place Like Home

Cleveland-area couple finds compassionate and highly specialized care for their newborn daughter close to home.

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How to stay healthy in your 30s

Posted 3/1/2017 by NATALIE THOMAS, DO
Family Medicine Physician, UH Family Medicine Specialists in Westlake

How to stay healthy in your 30s

Follow these five health tips to make your 30s your best decade yet.

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Does my child have an anxiety disorder?

Posted 3/1/2017 by STEPHANIE POPE, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Senior Instructor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Does my child have an anxiety disorder?

Small worries are normal for kids and teens. But when worry morphs into distress so that everyday life is difficult, anxiety may be controlling parts of his or her life.

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6 ways to boost your child’s gut health

Posted 3/1/2017 by JONATHAN MOSES, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterologist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

6 ways to boost your child’s gut health

Whether you’re concerned about constipation or tummy aches, or just want to bolster your child’s digestive health to promote optimal health, these tips from University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s pediatric gastroenterologist Jonathan Moses, MD, can help.

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5 medicines you shouldn’t give your preschooler

Posted 3/1/2017 by ANGELA HARDMAN, MD
Pediatrician, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Pediatricenter
Clinical Instructor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

5 medicines you shouldn’t give your preschooler

Each year, medicines given to help children send many to the emergency room instead.

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Only 2 HPV vaccine shots needed for kids 14 and younger

Posted 3/1/2017 by UHBlog

Only 2 HPV vaccine shots needed for kids 14 and younger

In October, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidelines for HPV vaccine use.

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Petting zoos are popular with kids – and germs

Posted 3/1/2017 by UHBlog

Petting zoos are popular with kids – and germs

There are few sights more adorable than watching your little one snuggle that cute baby chick at a petting zoo. But animals – even healthy ones – shed a variety of bacteria that can be toxic to your toddler.

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The right call

Posted 3/1/2017 by SARAH PLUMMER, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

and ERIC DEVANEY, MD
Chief, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Clinical Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

The right call

Dameyonna Willis knew something was wrong with her baby. UH doctors had the answers – and saved the infant's life.

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Half of U.S. kids aren’t hydrated enough

Posted 3/1/2017 by UHBlog

Half of U.S. kids aren’t hydrated enough

Kids need plenty of H2O to grow, but a surprising new study finds about half of them aren’t getting it.

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The truth about springtime sniffles

Posted 3/1/2017 by KATHRYN RUDA WESSELL, DO
Pediatric Allergist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

The truth about springtime sniffles

Knowing the difference can guide you to the right quick-relief steps, help prevent future symptoms, and even head off complications like ear infections, sinus infections and worsening asthma.

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Cut back on germs

Posted 3/1/2017 by UHBlog

Clean these places to cut back on germs.

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All smiles: Early diagnosis gives young girl with autism a fresh start

Posted 12/1/2016 by LULU ZHAO, MD
Obstetrician/Gynecologist, UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

All smiles: Early diagnosis gives young girl with autism a fresh start.

Heather Bogle knew something wasn’t quite right with the development of her daughter. After months of worry, Heather decided to find a different pediatrician.

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How teens hide harmful behaviors online

Posted 12/1/2016 by SARA LEE, MD
Pediatrician, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

How teens hide harmful behaviors online

In today’s digital world, kids and teens often sort out their identities online. And some social media platforms have a darker side, often hidden from parents’ view.

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5 positive discipline tips to help kids thrive

Posted 12/1/2016 by LOLITA MCDAVID, MD
Pediatrician, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Professor, Cast Western Reserve University School of Medicine

5 positive discipline tips to help kids thrive

In the short term, spanking causes aggression, physical trauma, and even trouble with thinking and learning. Later in life, it can result in mental health problems and antisocial behavior.

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Young female athletes face a unique set of health risks

Posted 12/1/2016 by AMANDA WEISS KELLY, MD
Chief of Pediatric Sports Medicine, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Young female athletes face a unique set of health risks

Sports participation can put female athletes at risk for the female athlete triad, a syndrome involving the three interrelated components of energy availability, menstrual function and bone health.

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More than 15% of U.S. kids have a cognitive disorder

Posted 12/1/2016 by UHBlog

More than 15% of U.S. kids have a cognitive disorder

Researchers surveyed parents of 2- to 8-year-olds nationwide. About 15 percent of the parents reported their child was diagnosed with at least one mental, behavioral or developmental disorder.

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A checklist to help you spot hearing loss

Posted 12/1/2016 by TODD OTTESON, MD
Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Associate
Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

A checklist to help you spot hearing loss

Even in the earliest months of life, babies begin learning how to communicate by listening to and imitating the sounds they hear around them. But if your baby has a hearing problem, his or her ability to speak and understand language could be affected.

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Don’t let germs rule your household this winter

Posted 12/1/2016 by JASON TATKA, DO
Pediatrician, Rainbow Portage Pediatrics

Don’t let germs rule your household this winter

Children fill your home with laughter, love – and respiratory infections, according to a new study.

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Preventing peanut allergies with peanuts

Posted 12/1/2016 by UHBlog

Preventing peanut allergies with peanuts

More kids than ever have peanut allergies. Now, health experts are advising a new way of preventing them – with peanut butter.

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Natural birth after a C-section: Can it work for you?

Posted 12/1/2016 by KATHERINE AUSTINSON, CNM
Certified Nurse Midwife, UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Natural birth after a C-section: Can it work for you?

Just because you delivered one baby via cesarean section doesn’t mean you can’t try a vaginal birth for your next child. Vaginal birth after cesarean, or VBAC, is recommended as a safe delivery option for most women.

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