Cases documented during last year’s flu season were the lowest in recorded history — by a wide margin. Medical professionals alike have never seen anything like it. Last winter, mandates were enforced to help stop the spread of COVID-19: from masks and social distancing to virtual school to cancelled large events. An unforeseen positive side […]
You’ve probably heard of croup. It causes the telltale “barking” cough that mimics that of a seal and the high-pitched, squeaky noise when kids breathe. But if your child has ever come down with croup, which causes inflammation in the upper airways, it can be a scary experience. “At first, a child may have cold […]
The good news is there’s no need to worry as long as she takes a daily multivitamin, right? Wrong. “Vitamins and other supplements are not a replacement for healthy eating,” said Amanda Gogol-Tagliaferro, a pediatrician at Locust Pediatric Group. “And, don’t expect vitamins to undo any nutritional no-no’s, such as fast food or convenience foods.” […]
What happens when ear tubes fall out or move? When should they fall out? What if there’s mucus, blood or other drainage and leakage issues?
Worries about pandemic-related academic progress will persist but … Seize the golden opportunity that summer presents and delve into a good book With heavier days of the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, this summer looks a lot brighter than the last. We are reuniting with family, planning trips and slowly finding our way back to restaurants, […]
Akron Children’s pediatricians are here to help you navigate these challenging times. They can offer the latest clinical guidance and answers to common questions about COVID-19 and the vaccine to help you make the best decisions for your family. After all, parenting is hard enough without a pandemic. Below are the most common questions our […]