Posts From Kate Setter

Each year, 15 million babies worldwide are born too soon. In the United States, 1 in every 9 babies is born preterm. And in an average week in Ohio, 322 babies arrive early. On Ohio’s most recent March of Dime’s › Continue Reading

If you’ve driven past our Liberty Campus on I75 and SR129 in Liberty Township lately, you’ve undoubtedly seen the cranes, concrete trucks and construction crews that have become part of the Liberty Campus landscape over the past eight months. We › Continue Reading

This week’s featured pin is a tribute to the age-old struggle of parents who want their children to eat more veggies. Sigh. This is me. This is a struggle in my house for sure! My kids will eat green beans, corn and peas no problem. › Continue Reading

Summer squash are a subset of squashes that are harvested when immature, while the rind is still tender and edible. Nearly all summer squash are varieties of Cucurbita pepo, though not all Cucurbita pepo are considered summer squashes. The subset › Continue Reading

Each week this summer, we are spotlighting a vegetable and sharing some recipes from Pinterest that we hope will inspire you to either try the food for the first time or prepare it in a fun new way. Today’s spotlight › Continue Reading

Each week this summer, we are spotlighting a vegetable and sharing some recipes from Pinterest that we hope will inspire you to either try the food for the first time or prepare it in a fun new way. Today’s spotlight vegetable is the › Continue Reading

Each week this summer, we are spotlighting a vegetable and sharing some recipes from Pinterest that we hope will inspire you to either try the food for the first time or prepare it in a fun new way. Today’s spotlight vegetable is KALE. › Continue Reading

It’s warm outside and with most schools out for the year, it is feeling like summer is finally, officially here. This long-awaited warm weather is bringing with it the return of farmers markets and abundant opportunities to try new vegetables, › Continue Reading

If your family celebrated Easter this past weekend, I’m guessing you might have some plastic egg halves lingering around your home – I know I have plenty at my house! Putting the eggs away to reuse next year is always › Continue Reading

It’s been a long time coming – the Cincinnati Children’s Mason Campus renovation is finally complete. And it was more than worth the wait! If you haven’t visited us in Mason lately, you’re in for a wonderful surprise. Over the last 18 months › Continue Reading

Many popular antibacterial soap products are being questioned for safety and effectiveness by the federal government. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants proof that the germ-fighting chemicals in these products are safe, and that they work better than plain › Continue Reading

I have long been a fan of science. I like to understand how and why things work the way they do. I remember an experiment in 7th grade science class where we peeled the membrane off of a layer of › Continue Reading

The cold has settled in and so have colds of the other kind – respiratory viruses. To protect the health of our patients, their families and our staff, winter visitor restrictions are in effect beginning today, Dec. 16. Parents and guardians › Continue Reading

Those tiny magnets that hold reminders to your fridge can cause big harm to a child who swallows them, says Wendy Pomerantz, MD, an emergency physician with Cincinnati Children’s.  The magnets can stick to each other across the bowel wall and › Continue Reading

My favorite part of this time of year is the children around me. The kids in the concourse here at the hospital commenting on the intricate details of the trees currently on display. The kids at Target helping their parents › Continue Reading

The 2013 holiday season is officially upon us and while the wonder, fun, food and gifts of the next five or so weeks will certainly have your kids enjoying the festivities, our psychologists recommend that this is also a great › Continue Reading

We’re absolutely thrilled to share the news that Seacrest Studios, the home of WKID Channel 33, is officially open and broadcasting at Cincinnati Children’s! Ryan Seacrest and his family, along with Jason Derulo and Drew Lachey, were here this morning › Continue Reading

The bacteria bordetella pertussis has taken up residence in Greater Cincinnati and is leaving many babies, children and adults gasping for their breath. Bordatella pertussis is the bacteria which causes pertussis illness, more commonly known as whooping cough. And per › Continue Reading

I have endless fond memories of playing in huge piles of leaves during the autumn seasons of my childhood. There’s just something magical about leaves turning colors and falling to the ground. My sisters and I would beg our parents › Continue Reading

A study that is out today in the November issue of Pediatrics, has found that samples of human breast milk, purchased online, overwhelmingly contained potentially harmful bacteria. Dr. Sheela Geraghty, the senior author on the study and director of the › Continue Reading

Location T: An Update

If you’ve been to our main campus lately, you may have noticed the large red crane that has been hovering above the medical center campus for the last year. That crane has been working hard doing the heavy lifting for the › Continue Reading

… a lot more than most of us realize. According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year, 4,600 young lives end too soon as a result of suicide. In a nationwide survey of youth in 9th to 12th grade, 16% › Continue Reading

About a month ago, something really big happened in my daughter’s life. Booster seats! Ok, so not life-altering news, but certainly life-saving and a big deal in her young life – and a surprisingly big deal in my life too. I › Continue Reading