The growing number of concussions in sports has many coaches, trainers and parents thinking twice before risking a second hit for an athlete who may have had his bell rung. In this Children’s Channel video, Joseph Congeni, MD, director of the sports medicine center at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the signs and symptoms of a […]
A story before bedtime – or anytime – always has a happy ending for parents and children alike, and there’s research to back it up. In this Children’s Channel video, Heidi Kline, the Reach Out and Read Coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses school readiness, bonding and other benefits to sharing a story with a […]
Milk may do a body good, but it’s not the only way to balance a child’s diet. In this Children’s Channel video, Marko Paulic, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the benefits of milk, as well as some alternatives that may offer the same nutritional support.
Although not technically “the flu,” viral gastroenteritis – better known as “stomach flu” – is no stranger to families with school-age children. In this Children’s Channel video, Natalie Jedacek, MD, FAAP, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Medina office, shares what parents can do to ease their little one’s discomfort.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), human papillomavirus (HPV) causes about 31,500 cases of cancer in men and women every year. In this Children’s Channel video, Megan Woodward, MD, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Alliance, discusses how the HPV vaccine can protect teens and young adults against several strains of this potentially-deadly […]
Immunizations, lab work and nagging questions about your child’s health are all great reasons to schedule a well visit. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, discusses the impact of these trips to the doctor’s office on a child’s growth and development.