Milk may do a body good, but it’s not the only way to balance a child’s diet. In this Children’s Channel video, Marko Paulic, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the benefits of milk, as well as some alternatives that may offer the same nutritional support.
Stress fractures occur more frequently in young female athletes than in boys. Vitamin D plays an important role in keeping girls healthy and their bones strong. “Vitamin D may boost muscle performance and helps the immune system function as well,” said Julie Kerr, MD, with Akron Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine. “But the No. 1 benefit […]
If you’re getting a little tired of short days and long nights, you aren’t alone. Dr. Stephen Cosby, division director of psychiatry and psychology at Akron Children’s Hospital, estimates that about 7 to 8 percent of northeast Ohioans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).