Summertime gives kids a chance to let loose and unwind, but for every pool party and barbeque there’s a risk for bumps, bruises and broken bones. During the summer months, parents need to be on high alert because injury rates are at their highest. Children 14 years and younger are rushed to emergency rooms across […]
Dr. Nicholas Nguyen, director of pediatric dermatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, talks about how to avoid skin damage from the sun. What are the risks of sun exposure? The sun sustains life on earth, but too much sun can be dangerous to a child’s health. The sun emits ultraviolet radiation (UVR). In heavy doses, this […]
A day at the beach is often the highlight of a summer vacation, although the memories fade fast if you spend the night in a hotel room soothing the sting of a sunburn. In this Children’s Channel video, Neera Agarwal-Antal, MD, director of pediatric dermatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the steps that can be taken to prevent and treat these painful reminders of your fun in the sun.