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.
If you’re like many parents, you know that your child doesn’t need more energy from a can. In this Children’s Channel video, Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes, discusses the impact of caffeine on children and what parents can do to limit their child’s […]
A balanced, healthy diet is critical to the growth and development of all children, especially if their health is already compromised by an autoimmune disease such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses how to use meals and snack […]
Although cold temperatures are responsible for most cases of this painful condition, caffeine and stress are also triggers. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses these triggers and how to ease the symptoms of Raynaud’s syndrome.
More than half of American households have one or more pets, and that number is sure to grow as the holidays approach. Fortunately, many of these pets will go on to become beloved members of the household. Of course, there are many factors to consider if you are looking to share your home with a […]
It’s a giving time of year. So what better time than the present to reduce the clutter and pass toys on to a child in need? The problem is your preschooler is reluctant to give up her toys — even though she hasn’t played with them in ages. It’s common for kids, especially younger ones, […]