The combination of trapped water and an ear that may be just a bit too clean can lead to an infection known as swimmer’s ear. In this Children’s Channel video, Anton Milo, MD, DDS, the director of the Ear, Nose and Throat Center at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the prevention and treatment of this painful […]
Whether you’re a parent of an infant and toddler or school-age kids and teens, you probably have a zillion questions about your children. What’s normal? What should I expect when my child is sick? When should I call the doctor? You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this section.
Developed to help adults quit smoking, Juul’s and other e-cigarettes are finding an audience in teens who are experimenting with nicotine for the first time. In this Children’s Channel video, Crystal Cole, MD, an adolescent medicine specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares the impact these devices may be having on young adults.
Signs of spring are everywhere: Daffodils, robins and school testing. As local teachers and students begin to brace themselves for this spring rite of passage, parents may find themselves wondering how to best guide their children through test anxiety. Whether it is passing the Third Grade Reading Guarantee or just trying to match the results […]
From the day their first tooth pokes through, children rely on their parents to guide and role model good dental health. In this Children’s Channel video, Jeffrey Berlin, a pediatric dentist in the Celeste Myers Dental Clinic at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the importance of brushing, flossing and establishing a child’s dental home.
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 […]