When a sick child presents to a clinic or emergency department, the doctors and nurses begin collecting information about the patient to formulate a differential diagnosis, which is a list of reasonable possibilities for what could be causing the patient’s › Continue Reading

In April 2010, Sam Hanke, MD, fell asleep on the couch with his 4-week-old son Charlie and woke up, hours later, to find his baby had passed away. Charlie fell victim to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome next to his sleeping › Continue Reading

Last year, the U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) released partial findings from a study involving rats exposed to the same kind of radio frequency that cell phones emit. Some of the rats developed cancerous tumors, prompting researchers and organizations like › Continue Reading

The pressure of being a kid is taking more and more teenagers and preteens down a dark path. Children are dealing with anxiety, depression, and having thoughts of suicide. Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s have seen a 5 to 10 percent › Continue Reading

The Cincinnati Children’s 13th annual Celestial Ball at the Duke Energy Convention Center raised more than $1 million for community health initiatives aimed at creating safer, healthier futures for kids in Cincinnati. Themed “Let’s Go Places . . . Together,” › Continue Reading

The trend of parents constantly posting photos and information about their children online has been termed “sharenting.” Dr. Natoshia Cunningham, an assistant professor of behavioral medicine and clinical psychology explains concerns regarding this trend. In a recent interview, Dr. Cunningham › Continue Reading

Last week it was the Radiography/Fluoroscophy technologists and staff that took up the “Mannequin Challenge.” We continue this challenge series with the technologists in our Ultrasound Division here at Cincinnati Children’s. Related Article: Radiography and Fluoroscopy Takes Up the Challenge Sit › Continue Reading

Drew Barzman, MD and Yizhao Ni, PhD are working on a new way to identify and help young people who may be contemplating committing an act of violence at school. They recently developed an assessment model that identifies young patients › Continue Reading

You may have seen some new members of our Child Life team if you’ve visited the medical center this year – our new facility dogs! Leica (pronounced “Like-Ah”) works primarily with me and Drummer works primarily with Ashley Rivet, another Child Life › Continue Reading

  Ingredients 180 g (2 cups) rolled oats 57 g (2 scoops) vanilla vegan protein, e.g. Orgain® 120 g (1 cup) sunflower seeds 2 medium bananas 80 g (4 tbsp) honey (I used 2 tbsp water) 30 mL (2 tbsps) › 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

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

My name is Lori Holthaus. I am an Administrative Assistant in the Radiology Department and I support Drs. Anton, Johnson, Podberesky and Towbin. I’ve been with Cincinnati Children’s since March of 2012. I was drawn to Cincinnati Children’s because of my › Continue Reading

The Registration Kiosk in the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s helps to make the registration process faster, safer, and more private. When you and your child visit the Radiology Department, you first sign in for your appointment at the kiosk. › 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

Hughes High School and South Avondale and Rockdale Elementary Schools have reopened their health clinics thanks to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The original operator, Neighborhood Healthcare, lost funding at the end of 2013, forcing closure of the clinics. Cincinnati › Continue Reading