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Help Identifying Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Kids

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is one of those conditions that is often mislabeled. ODD is a behavior disorder characterized by uncooperative, defiant, negativistic, and annoying behaviors towards parents, teachers and › Continue Reading

How to Talk to Kids About Racism

Issues of racism that plague our society have been brought to the world stage in response to recent events. With racial unrest at its peak, it is important for parents › Continue Reading

COVID-19: What We Know About Antibody Tests

As we continue to learn more about the new coronavirus, COVID-19, many families are wondering if they’ve been exposed to it or have had the disease previously. I’ve heard many › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children's U.S. News 2020-21

U.S. News & World Report: Ranked #3 in 2020-21

Earlier today, U.S. News and World Report released their annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, and Cincinnati Children’s is honored to be ranked number three on their 2020-2021 list of Honor › Continue Reading

Top 5 Summer Safety Tips for Families

This summer might look a little different than what you and your family had originally planned. That said, I have to imagine that it will still include lots of outdoor › Continue Reading

COVID-19: Tips to Help Kids Wear Face Masks

Our world has drastically changed in the last few months, and we’re needing to do things that we never expected. Wearing face masks is probably at the top of that › Continue Reading

COVID-19: Kids Should Wear Face Masks, Too

As more shelter-in-place orders are relaxing, the CDC recommends that all people, including children, wear masks outside of the home when it’s not possible to maintain six feet of distance › Continue Reading

COVID-19: What to Know About Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children and Kawasaki Disease

The silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic has been that it doesn’t appear to affect children as much as it does adults. The majority of kids who have been infected › Continue Reading

COVID-19: I Took My Daughter to A Doctor’s Appointment

Like a lot of parents, I am concerned about many aspects of COVID-19. Among numerous other things, I’m worried about what will happen if my kids get sick or hurt › Continue Reading

The Importance of Well-Child Visits During COVID-19

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen a significant drop in well-child visits at Cincinnati Children’s and at pediatric offices throughout our community. At the height of the stay-at-home orders, our › Continue Reading