Tag "Division of General and Community Pediatrics"

While reading to children has many benefits, simply speaking the words aloud may not be enough to improve cognitive development in preschoolers. A new study led by Dr. John Hutton, a pediatrician and clinical researcher at Cincinnati Children’s, shows that › Continue Reading

Children’s hospitals in Ohio are making key investments to address a major cause of poor health—substandard housing. In 2008, Cincinnati Children’s teamed up with the local Legal Aid Society to form the Cincinnati Child Health-Law Partnership (Child HeLP). Since then, › Continue Reading

John Hutton, MD, urges parents to read books aloud to their children for at least 15 minutes a day. Hutton’s research shows significant differences in brain MRIs between children whose parents read aloud to them often and children whose parents › Continue Reading

A recent study showed that preschoolers in child care centers do not get enough time to play outdoors. Only 3 in 10 children had at least 60 minutes of a full child-care day outdoors for recess, as is recommended by › Continue Reading

Dr. Robert Kahn, Associate Director, Division of General and Community Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, talks about population health management and the integration of information technology to improve our understanding of health patterns within a community. Read the entire Q&A › Continue Reading