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With the arrival of spring comes baseball. (Go Reds!) And if you have a tiny Bronson Arroyo in your home, you know that with the baseball season comes some potential injuries that could land your heat- throwing All-Star on the › Continue Reading

It’s estimated nationwide that a child goes to the emergency room every 45 minutes with a furniture fall related injury. Parents can take a number of steps to prevent injuries from happening in the home. Click on WLWT to hear › Continue Reading

The Latest on Liberty

A few weeks ago I gave everyone the “Heads Up on Liberty” MRI and the upcoming temporary closures for construction. The dates given in the previous blog article had to be vague because nothing was set in stone. Well, the › Continue Reading

A local preschool focuses on children who have been severely abused and neglected. Nearly half of its students have been exposed to a parent’s substance abuse. As the heroin epidemic creates a bigger demand for counseling and treatment of young › Continue Reading

National Bike Safety Month took on new meaning for 13-year-old Caroline Kelley. A car hit the Norwood teen while she was riding her bike Monday but her helmet kept her from sustaining a serious injury. Last summer, Norwood police officers › Continue Reading

Harrison High School senior Jacob Back overcame a gruesome injury in middle school to finish his high school athletic career with a first-team all-Southwest Ohio Conference nod in basketball. Back suffered a severe break to his femur in the 5th › Continue Reading

Vaccinating pregnant mothers year-round against flu in the resource-challenged region of subtropical Nepal reduced infant flu virus infection rates by an average of 30 percent, increased birth weights by 15 percent and resulted in babies having less influenza, according to › Continue Reading

On Christmas day of 2011, I was flat on my back in a stretcher within the maternity ward recovering from an emergency c-section. My first-born child, Ashlin, was only a few hundred feet away from me in the neonatal intensive › Continue Reading

Students in the 5th and 6th grades at South Avondale Elementary School participated in a new after-school science club as an opportunity to learn more about STEM-related careers. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. Mentors › Continue Reading

Today we’d like to raise awareness for a lesser known eosinophilic condition, eosinophilic gastritis (EG), one of a handful of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs). When families receive a diagnosis for any one of these EGIDs, it can be overwhelming for › Continue Reading

Dr. Usha D. Nagaraj is a neuroradiologist in our Department of Radiology; she also specializes in fetal imaging. Last year she wrote an article, “Becoming a Mother Will (Hopefully) Make Me a Better Pediatric Radiologist.”  We caught up with her again to find › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is now a HHT (Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia) Center of Excellence. There are approximately 25 such centers in North America and we are the only free standing pediatric hospital with such designation. HHT or Osler-Weber-Rendu is an inherited disorder › Continue Reading

Dining out can be a relaxing, enjoyable experience. However, parents of children with celiac disease may have a different perspective. Some families may not attempt to eat out at all, while others may do it but find it incredibly stressful. › Continue Reading

On Saturday, June 3, StarShine Hospice of Cincinnati Children’s will host the sixth annual Amateur Cornhole Classic at Diggs Bar and Grill. StarShine Hospice of Cincinnati Children’s exists to meet the medical, spiritual and emotional needs of terminally ill children › Continue Reading

Parents trying to help transition their children with special needs into adulthood often struggle to find support services. “A lot of families describe this next stage in life as falling off a cliff,” said Janet Seide, a family outreach associate › Continue Reading

Hannah Moore was much like any teenager, until she began to experience severe pain.  That’s when her fibromyalgia and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome were diagnosed. Now, she is largely back to being a normal teen, thanks in part to the Fit Teens › Continue Reading

SPR (Society for Pediatric Radiology) is a professional membership association for pediatric radiologists and technologists. Members of SPR hold a conference every year where pediatric imaging professionals gather to share and discuss their research, clinical projects and latest accomplishments in › Continue Reading

Celiac disease is a tricky condition. It can take many years to get a diagnosis because it is often missed or mistaken for other conditions. The symptoms are quite vague and some people have no symptoms at all! The Celiac › Continue Reading

Heads Up Liberty MRI

For those of you lucky enough to have been following the Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Blog from the very beginning (feel free to venture back if you think you may have missed anything), you can confirm Cincinnati Children’s strives to keep › Continue Reading

Two students at the Perlman Center will have an easier time getting around now that they have their own custom-modified toy cars. Students from Butler Tech engineering programs at Lakota East High School worked for several months on fitting each › Continue Reading

Dr. Jonathan R. Dillman is the Director of Thoracoabdominal Imaging and Medical Director of the Imaging Research Center in the Radiology Department of Cincinnati Children’s. He completed his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency and › Continue Reading

Breastfeeding positively impacts the life course of both maternal and child health, however, great inequities in breastfeeding initiation and duration rates still occur, particularly in the African American community according to doctors at Cincinnati Children’s. To help all mothers and › Continue Reading

Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital heart condition that occurs in about 1 in 2,000 newborns. It’s a rare disease characterized by a set of four physical defects that prevent a newborn’s heart from pumping the oxygen-rich blood it needs. › Continue Reading

A photography exhibit that showcases work of Cincinnati Children’s patients and families of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is taking place on May 5. A variety of pieces will be on display at a gallery reception, “PEACe Framed,” › Continue Reading

As you may or may not know, technologists working in Radiology have an obligation to keep up with their continuing education throughout their entire careers. Much like with registered nurses, this is to prove we maintain performing at the same › Continue Reading