What may start as a question from your 9-year-old about body odor could quickly evolve into “the talk” if your answers spark her curiosity. In this Children’s Channel video, Jessica Castonguay, DO, MPH, an adolescent medicine physician at Akron Children’s Hospital, recommends letting your child provide the cues they are ready, and responding in an […]
For teenagers, the scars left by acne may sometimes be more than skin deep. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephen Sondike, MD, medical director of adolescent medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses addresses the physical and emotional treatments for this teenage malady.
If you assume treatment for acne requires seeing a dermatologist, Dr. Stephen Sondike has news for you: It doesn’t. As director of adolescent medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital, Dr. Sondike has a strong interest in treating kids for acne. Those bumps and blemishes can have a huge impact on a young person’s quality of life. […]
From the moment you discover you’re expecting, the worry starts to set in for many new moms. You start thinking about the 2 cups of coffee you had at work yesterday, and the sushi you devoured at lunch last week and the glass of wine you sipped during ladies’ night over the weekend. Of course […]