If your child has breathing problems like wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing or chest tightness, he may have asthma. But before these symptoms can be treated, your child’s doctor must make a diagnosis. “A physician will consider these symptoms, as well as your child’s medical and family history,” said Tracy Rife, RN, BSN, AE-C, asthma […]
Although abdominal pain and blood in the stool could be signs of a more serious condition, the ever-popular “poop dance” is a sure sign that your child may be dealing with constipation. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Emma Raizman, a pediatrician at the Medina office of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, offers some tips to […]
You’re just a few berries away from a cool, delicious summertime treat. In this video, Akron Children’s dietitian Lindsay Bailey mixes a delightful array of flavors and colors in a parfait that’s sure to tempt children of all ages. Recipe Ingredients Mixed berries of choice Slivered almonds Grated lemon peel Mint leaves Whipped topping/greek yogurt […]
If you notice your child starting to get bored of the usual games and toys lying around the house, break out these 4 games to spice things up and keep him occupied throughout the summer. These games will allow your children to be active with others while still engaging them physically and mentally. Fortunately, they’re […]
There’s no mistaking a toddler’s temper tantrum. Desperate to get what he wants, he whines, cries, screams, kicks, rolls around on the floor, stomps his feet or holds his breath. While it’s tempting to just give in to make it stop – especially if the tantrum occurs in public – pediatric psychologist Geoffrey Putt says […]
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.