Despite its name, ringworm is actually a highly-contagious fungal infection that can lead to round, very itchy spots on the skin. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Emma Raizman, a pediatrician at the Medina office of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, offers tips to identify and treat this persistent condition.
Who doesn’t look forward to summer vacations? If you’re flying with children who have diabetes, all it takes is a bit of advance planning for a fun, worry-free trip. Here are our top 10 tips for managing diabetes while flying. 1. Allow plenty of time. Depending on how congested the airport is, arrive 2 to […]
While summer offers relief from cabin fever, the pests that signal its return can create more serious problems for kids enjoying the outdoors. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephanie Weigel, injury prevention coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, discusses the prevention and treatment of mosquito and tick bites.
Homework assignments. Favorite video games. Friends at school. The latest Snapchat filter. Those kinds of discussions are easy for parents to have with their tweens and teens. But when it comes to tackling more sensitive topics, like sex and teen pregnancy, the conversation can become awkward and difficult for parents to initiate – and for […]
The teen years are known for their mini-rebellions or a time for kids to assert their independence and make their own decisions. For many, it might mean testing out black nail polish, breaking curfew or taking up a few new causes. For others, it may mean bidding farewell to meat. If this is your teen, […]
As difficult as it is to learn that your child is the bully, it’s important to deal with the situation right away. Whether the bullying is physical or verbal, without intervention it can lead to more aggressive antisocial behavior, serious emotional problems and legal difficulties. It also can interfere with your child’s academic success and ability […]