Studies show that as kids get older, they are less likely to see their doctor for their annual wellness visit. This may come as no surprise. Families with babies and young children are used to regular checkups for immunizations, development markers and concerns regarding things like teething, toilet training and temper tantrums. But by the […]
Training to become a pediatrician is about more than just knowing how to diagnose and treat an illness. It’s also about recognizing when patients and families could use the support of community agencies to help them with things like developmental or cognitive delays, hearing and speech support, housing and food, and even literacy. It’s one […]
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.
Although the rash may be alarming to some parents, roseola is a relatively mild viral infection that is most common among infants and toddlers. In this Children’s Channel video, Emma Raizman, MD, FAAP, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Medina office, discusses how parents can ease their child’s symptoms.
Choosing the right pediatrician is just one of many important decisions facing expectant parents, one that may impact their child’s life through their school years and beyond. In this Children’s Channel video, Emma Raizman, MD, FAAP, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Medina office, shares her thoughts on what parents should consider when making a medical […]
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 […]