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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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