Going through divorce for most parents means endless worry about their children. There’s no avoiding the pain children go through, and chances are you will see changes in their behavior as they come to terms with a new normal. But you can help mitigate some negative fallout from divorce by being mindful of your children’s […]
Preparing a child for college can present challenges for both parent and student. In this Children’s Channel video, Julie Wyatt, CNP, an adolescent medicine nurse practitioner at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers some practical tips to help ensure your college-bound child leaves the nest with more than a wing and a prayer.
Belly aches and bright red blood in the urine are signs that your child may have kidney stones. In this Children’s Channel video, Kirsten Kusumi, MD, a pediatric nephrologist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of this treatable, but painful condition.
Like most people, you probably associate February with hearts and cupids. But it’s also the month of healthy smiles. In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, the staff of Akron Children’s Celeste Myers Dental Clinic has compiled 10 tips for parents of young children to help them get their smiles off to a healthy […]
For some kids, a single bee sting, or one bite of a peanut-butter sandwich or crab cake can lead to a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction. Anaphylaxis can occur within minutes or seconds after exposure to an allergen and requires immediate treatment to save a child’s life. “The threshold for causing a problem can be […]
Although it’s the physical toll that is most apparent, eating disorders are often the result of a person’s self image. In this Children’s Channel video, Jessica Castonguay, DO, MPH, an adolescent medicine physician at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of these potential dangerous conditions. “People with eating disorders experience changes in body […]