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Flu shot
on Thu, October 19, 2017
To best protect kids from the influenza virus, The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all children 6 months and older get the flu shot before the...
Water is the best drink for kids
on Tue, September 12, 2017
It may seem like a good idea to give your kids sports drinks to rehydrate as they play outside or participate in sporting activities, especially in warm...
Injectable epinephrine
on Thu, September 07, 2017
A recent study by Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, looked at the patient records from more than 400 pediatric and young adult patients who had...
Getting kids on a back-to-school sleep schedule
on Tue, August 08, 2017
Most kids have probably gotten out of a bedtime routine this summer while they are out of school. It’s important to get them back on a sleep schedule now,...
Kids and caffeine
on Fri, July 21, 2017
Caffeine and kids are an unhealthy mix, says Amy Seery, MD, a pediatrician with Ascension Medical Group and a faculty member of the Ascension Via Christi...
 Octopus for Preemie program
on Tue, June 13, 2017
The similarity between a singular umbilical cord and an octopus’ tentacles may not be readily apparent.   The Octopus for Preemie program, a national nonprofit...
Cryptosporidium
on Fri, June 09, 2017
While cooling off in a pool or lake may look refreshing on a hot summer’s day, you may want to be aware of this danger lurking beneath the surface before...

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