Gino Russ is a curious, outgoing little boy who just started preschool. He loves to run, wrestle and play with his big sister. He’s a typical 3-year-old boy but, sometimes, people don’t always see him that way. “I think what I’d like people to know about Gino is that while he has Down syndrome, he’s […]
Good health is more than good luck. Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Akron Children’s Hospital, shared some healthy alternatives for your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations during an appearance on the Fox8 Morning Show on March 12, 2018. The video of her appearance is posted below. […]
If you ask your child where it hurts and he says “everywhere,” he may be affected by fibromyalgia. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares the symptoms and treatment of this painful and mysterious condition.
The quick thinking of Nancy Delnay, CNP, is just what Elliott Flor needed to get him through a change in his medication regimen from pills to weekly injections for juvenile dermatomyositis. “Elliott is extremely afraid of needles – to the point he would hide under the table,” said the Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Rheumatology. […]
“’Twas the night before Christmas.” You’re probably familiar with this famous opening phrase of Clement C. Moore’s poem. Several lines later, the poet writes that the children were nestled in bed, “while visions of sugarplums danced in their heads.” Things haven’t changed much since this poem was written in 1882: Most children still look forward […]
More than 200 viruses can cause the common cold; infants and children are among the most susceptible. Colds make children feel miserable, but antibiotics aren’t the remedy. Antibiotics don’t work for viruses, only bacterial infections. Certified Nurse Practitioner Sharon Juszli of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Green discusses the appropriate use of antibiotics: Does the […]