During a hospital visit, painful procedures such as needle pokes for drawing blood or starting an IV can be stressful for patients of any age. Young children who do not understand what is happening may squirm or try to pull away, making the procedure even more difficult and stressful for everyone involved. At Akron Children’s, […]
When it comes to summer camp, kids are literally in for a treat. (Just think about those gooey s’mores!). Whether overnight or day camp, the experience offers kids a chance to make friends, learn new skills, become more independent, enjoy the outdoors and have fun! But as exciting as this may be, spending time apart […]
Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares some nutritious and delicious options for Cinco de Mayo. Originally aired on Fox 8 Cleveland on May 1, 2018. Vegan Queso Serves: 4 servings Ingredients ½ cup raw cashews (soaked if you don’t have high speed blender) […]
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 […]
Developed to help adults quit smoking, Juuls 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 […]