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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

Mental health experts and public health officials are concerned that a Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, may be glorifying suicide. In fact, they recommend that no young person challenged by depression, severe conflict or suicidal thinking watch this series. Learn › Continue Reading

May 2 marks World Asthma Day, a day to improve asthma awareness and care around the world and here in Cincinnati. The Queen City has a higher rate of asthma and hospitalizations from asthma.  This is due in part to › Continue Reading

Corralling my kids long enough to slather the recommended golf ball-sized amount of sunscreen all over their skin is no easy task.  Their wriggling and writhing combined with the sunscreen’s greasiness make it messy and challenging. But it’s worth the extra › Continue Reading

The littlest patients at Cincinnati Children’s received a special gift from the Cincinnati Zoo on Friday. Babies in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) received onesies featuring a picture of baby hippo Fiona, who was born premature at the Zoo › Continue Reading

Leica and Chevy are two dogs with a special gift: They soothe and comfort people in tough situations. The two super-pups were among 15 chosen by Milk-Bone brand dog treats after a nationwide search to uncover the four-legged heroes who › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is working with a Washington, DC-based learning collaborative called Building Community Resilience. Together with more than 20 Greater Cincinnati organizations, the group is working to improve child health and development by building networks of resilience to help children › Continue Reading

Last week Cincinnati Children’s Radiology celebrated Patient Experience Week. We recognized our healthcare staff as well as honored our patients and families. Three healthcare staff members were awarded prizes for the most received nominations from their peers. The winners were › Continue Reading

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging method that uses the protons of hydrogen atoms within the body to generate a medical image. MRI of the lungs has historically been challenging for a few different reasons. One reason is that › Continue Reading

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at the age of 15, but I didn’t let that stop me from chasing my dreams of playing collegiate soccer. After diagnosis, I continued to participate in sports and other physical activities just like › Continue Reading

It is well known that secondhand smoke can cause serious health problems in children. Yet about 40% of them are still exposed to tobacco. We see evidence of this in our own Emergency Department (ED). About 22% of total visits › Continue Reading

“Partners in Patient Experience” Photos: Winners of the Patient Experience Awards: Randi Kugel (holding yellow flowers) and Julie Young (holding red flowers). In continuing our celebration of Patient Experience Week in our Radiology Department, we held a western-themed party last Tuesday during › Continue Reading

Patient experience week (April 24-28) is an annual event initially started by the Beryl Institute (a global community of practice dedicated to improving the patient experience through collaboration and shared knowledge). During this week, hospitals across the nation take some › Continue Reading

Imagine yourself as a young kid again. Your parents tell you that you’re going to the doctor for a check up. Your mind starts to create scenarios of what may happen at the doctor’s office. The fear of the unknown › Continue Reading

It is problematic for teenage girls to have irregular or missed periods. But the perception I have gleaned from speaking with many of them is that missed periods are ‘not a big deal’ and ‘happen all the time’ to their › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Ben Gurion University in Israel recently launched Xact Medical, a new company the hospital and University formed to commercialize the FIND system—Fast Intelligent Needle Delivery. FIND extends and enhances clinician capabilities and control for › Continue Reading

Asthma is a major health problem for many children and their families in the Cincinnati area. It’s also difficult for many families to bring their children to the hospital for appointments, particularly during the school year. Cincinnati Children’s is piloting › Continue Reading

Young children have a tendency to touch everything and new research shows it could be posing a health risk for kids who frequent environments where people have been smoking. A pilot study at Cincinnati Children’s is the first to find › Continue Reading

A recent article in The New Yorker featuring four female members of a surgical team gazing down over a patient on an operating table led to a female surgeon in Wisconsin challenging others to replicate the image in real life. › Continue Reading

Studies have shown good nutrition, hydration and proper sleep play a huge role in academic success for your child. Mary Pat Turon-Findley is a clinical dietician at Cincinnati Children’s and shares some important tips for parents at Fox19.com.