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Too Sick For School?

Posted 9/9/2016 by UHBlog

Too Sick For School? Here's how to tell.

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Stories from our Facebook community

Posted 9/9/2016 by UHBlog

Tatiyanna Tate and Dr. Barksdale

Tatiyanna was diagnosed with sickle cell disease at birth. Read her family’s story.

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Pregnancy and prescription painkillers

Posted 9/9/2016 by LULU ZHAO, MD
Obstetrician/Gynecologist, UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Each year, millions of women are given prescription painkillers such as hydrocodone (Vicodin) or oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet) for the treatment of both chronic and short-term conditions. But, a recent article in the journal Pediatrics now gives additional cause for pause for women using painkillers while pregnant or thinking of getting pregnant.

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Reducing the wait and worry

Posted 9/9/2016 by DOUGLAS FLECK, MD
Medical Director, Rainbow Ashtabula Pediatrics
Clinical Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Jim and Caron Fenton with Connor (center), Jackson and Sofia at Lake Farmpark.

Jim and Caron Fenton pay close attention to their children. When their 19-month-old son, Connor, began breathing faster than normal, they acted right away.

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Car seats and carriers: No substitute for a crib

Posted 9/9/2016 by CARMEN HANSFORD, MD
Pediatrician, Elyria Pediatric Care
Clinical Instructor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Contrary to popular belief, car seats, carriers, and other sitting or carrying devices are not meant to be used as alternative sleeping environments. In fact, a recent study suggests allowing infants to sleep in these devices could put their lives at risk.

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Manners still matter

Posted 9/9/2016 by KIMBERLY BURKHART, PhD
Child and Adolescent Psychologist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Manners still matter

Although the term “etiquette” may not be used every day, kindness and effective social interaction are essential in developing healthy relationships. By learning good social skills at a young age, children develop socially and emotionally into respectful and kind adults.

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Toothbrushing tips for kids, at every age and stage

Posted 9/9/2016 by MARGARET FERRETTI, DMD
Pediatric Dentist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s
Visiting Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

Toothbrushing tips for kids

Even before your child’s teeth have erupted, it’s important to start mouth care.

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Watch out for the toll bullying takes

Posted 9/9/2016 by CAROLYN IEVERS-LANDIS, PHD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Talking with your children about bullying can help them curb or defend against such behavior.

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