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I am thrilled to introduce you to the two newest, four-legged members of our Child Life team – meet Drummer and Leica! You may have seen our new facility dogs if you’ve visited the medical center this year. Leica (pronounced › Continue Reading

We planned our family vacation like most parents do. We scheduled days off work, booked flights, made reservations, bought amusement park tickets, and packed our bags. Unlike most parents, we also planned two practices with the help of CVG Airport, › Continue Reading

Eczema is among the most common childhood conditions – it affects 20% of all children – and it can also be one of the most frustrating conditions for families to manage. Because every child’s eczema is different, finding the right › Continue Reading

Nurses wear many hats as the saying goes, but never was this more apparent than during a “Love Your Melon” day party that a group of Cancer and Blood Disease Institute nurses recently threw for their patients. On March 11, › Continue Reading

In 2014, the wave of renovations and additions to our physical space continued. We launched the largest comprehensive fundraising campaign in Cincinnati Children’s history. And we worked together to deliver crucial care during periods of significant respiratory illness in our community. › Continue Reading

Sports Fractures 101

Fractures, or broken bones, are the most common injuries we see in orthopaedic sports medicine. During childhood, about 50% of females and 60% of males will suffer a fracture at some point, and for many kids, the injuries will happen › Continue Reading

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers throughout the United States and in Ohio as well. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, from 2010-2012, there were 100,871 traffic crashes where a teen driver was at › Continue Reading

When my husband and I made the decision to take our 3 year-old son, William, to the emergency department at Cincinnati Children’s on New Year’s Eve 2007, we had no idea how incredibly ill he was. The diagnosis of hemophagocytic › Continue Reading

Each year, the month of July is the CDC’s Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month. I actively worked to raise awareness this year during July, as I have for the last several years, but I must admit I found myself › Continue Reading

“The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.” –Thomas Berger A little more than three years ago, we started asking better questions in the Pediatric Primary Care Center (PPCC) to screen our infant patients and › 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

When 3-year-old Tony was diagnosed with brain cancer, his family was devastated. They wanted to make sure Tony received the best care possible, and they knew he was in good hands at Cincinnati Children’s. Pediatric brain cancer is among the deadliest forms › Continue Reading

In a world where medical technology allows families to see gender-related anatomy of a baby during pregnancy, a child’s gender is often assigned and celebrated before he or she is even able to live outside of the womb. The majority of › 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

Can you believe December is almost over? We hope you all had a wonderful Holiday. Our pin of the week comes from the blog realdanagentry.com . It is an idea for celebrating new years with children.  The idea is to › Continue Reading

Last we met the Vaughn family, they told a story of a fragile Christmas baby who was fighting for his life. When Lisa and Anthony Vaughn’s son was born on Christmas Day, 2008, they named him Immanuel. He weighed 1 › Continue Reading

Our pin of the week comes from the blog solandrachel.com. Now that holiday decorating is in full swing many kids are interested in what mom and dad are doing with the sparkly things around the house. This pin is a › Continue Reading

In the words of Lemony Snicket, “the holiday season – like all the other seasons – is a good time not only to tell stories of miracles, but to think about the miracles in your own life and be grateful › Continue Reading