Ask the Expert: The COVID-19 Vaccine and Kids
Children 16 years of age or older are now able to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Within the next couple of weeks, perhaps by early or mid-May, I think that eligibility will drop to 12 years of age and older.
Spring Allergies: What You Can Do for Your Child
Pollen and mold are hard to avoid when you want to go outside and play, but there are a number of ways to alleviate allergy symptoms.
Heavy Metals in Baby Food: Info Parents Need
On February 4, 2021, a congressional report provided details of testing that showed concerning levels of lead, mercury, cadmium, and arsenic in many baby food products.
Stomach Pain In Kids: When To Worry
Tummy aches are a common complaint in kids of all ages. Sometimes it’s minor: perhaps your child just needs to go to the bathroom. But other times stomach pain can
“Adulting” With Your Teen: How To Teach Important Life Skills
Cooking, cleaning and laundry may just feel like chores to you. But they are essential life skills that are necessary for your teen to learn so they eventually can live
Electronic Scooter Safety
For the past few years electric scooters have been a common sight on city sidewalks and increasingly in suburban neighborhoods as more kids use them to get from place to place. But are they safe?
Menstrual Suppression in Teens
Menstrual suppression refers to using medication to stop someone from having a period or make it lighter or more regular. The questions I often hear next are why someone would
Health Issue: Born with Heart Defect and Lost to Care
About 550,000 teens and adults are "lost to care": Born with a heart condition and are not being cared for by a doctor trained to treat and manage them.
Born With a Heart Defect: Q&A About The COVID-19 Vaccine
At last the coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine is here. In Ohio, Phase 1b includes vaccinations for those with preexisting medical conditions. What does that mean for people who have adult congenital