When it comes to asthma, hay fever and eczema, 2 is not company and 3 is definitely a crowd. Unfortunately, it’s common for children to develop one or more of these problems if they have a family history of any of these 3 conditions. In fact, since asthma, hay fever and eczema so commonly occur […]
By the time you hold your newest addition in your arms for the first time, chances are you’ve already chosen one of the most important people in your little one’s early life – a doctor. You and your baby will probably visit the doctor more often during the first year than at any other time. […]
If red sores appear on your child’s face, it may be the first sign that she’s come down with impetigo. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Denise Lopez Domowicz, a pediatric hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital, gives advice about how to prevent and treat this relatively common skin infection in children.
During these cold winter days, children spend more time indoors where they may breathe in allergy and asthma triggers like dust mites, mold and pet dander. Regular cleaning can help reduce these triggers, but you might want to reconsider the commercial cleaning product you use. “Many cleaning products contain harmful chemicals that can also cause […]
Reed Ramsey doesn’t realize it now, but her parents – and Akron Children’s pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgeon Niyant Patel – saved her from potential teasing by peers and a future surgery by correcting the 2-week-old’s ear deformity while she was so young. During her first pediatrician visit, Dr. Laurie Penix, of Akron Children’s Hospital […]
Swollen glands and a fever could be signs that your child’s sore throat is something more serious. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Wendy Van Ittersum, a pediatric hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of strep throat.