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Now, if you need pediatric urgent care, you can choose “Save My Spot” to secure your spot in line and wait where you’re comfortable. This system is available at all five Cincinnati Children’s urgent care locations, including Burnet and Liberty › Continue Reading

Hot and humid conditions are in the forecast for this week in Greater Cincinnati with temperatures expected to reach around 90 degrees. These kinds of conditions can create dangerous situations especially for children and the elderly. For ways to keep › Continue Reading

There is one type of pain that adolescent boys and their parents should never ignore – testicle pain. Sudden onset of severe pain in the testicles or scrotum can indicate that an adolescent or teenaged boy has a condition called › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: WCPO news anchor and reporter Julie O’Neill wrote a personal account of  her daughter’s bicycle accident on her Facebook page this week.  Because it’s a great reminder about the importance of helmet safety and the different warning signs of concussions, we’re sharing it with › Continue Reading

6 RSV FAQs

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that causes respiratory illness in young children. It tends to peak between the months of December and March but can happen at any time during the year. Because we’ve seen an uptick in visits › Continue Reading

AJ Prickel is not officially a superhero. But it’s easy to see how he could be mistaken for one. AJ – who is an RN in our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) – wears a superhero t-shirt for every shift. › Continue Reading

URGENT CARE OR EMERGENCY ROOM? Children with serious or life-threatening injuries or illnesses should be taken to the Emergency Room. If your child’s injury or illness is not life-threatening, but needs attention quickly and your pediatrician’s office is closed, Urgent › Continue Reading

A few years ago, my brother and his family moved from Cincinnati to New Jersey. Shortly after moving, my sister-in-law called me, concerned, because my oldest niece was having a mild allergic reaction and they did not yet have a › Continue Reading

Please pardon our dust. We promise it is for a very good reason. The emergency department (ED) at our Burnet (Main) Campus is being renovated! Construction began a couple of weeks ago and the project, taking place in phases, will › Continue Reading

March 8, 2012 – The twins are sick! Both of them have fevers and are coughing a ton! March 11, 2012 – Still both very sick and haven’t slept much since Thursday night. Fevers are very high – going to › Continue Reading

By now you’ve probably heard of the so-called cinnamon challenge.  It’s been around for a long time, but has grown in popularity due to videos posted on YouTube. And while it may seem fairly innocent, it has the potential to › Continue Reading

Last week, a study conducted at Boston Children’s Hospital and published in the journal Pediatrics, confirmed speculation that an increase in prescription drug exposures and poisonings among children is related to a significant and increasing number of prescriptions being written for adults. › Continue Reading

As a physician in a pediatric emergency department, one would think that my passion for bicycle helmet safety stems from treating the number of children I see sustaining serious or life-threatening head injuries in the ER.  Yes, of course, that › Continue Reading

We all hate to wait.  Whether it is for a bus, the end of the school day or the line to buy a movie ticket, waiting can be annoying.  When your child is sick, has a fever, or has an › Continue Reading

Today, Cincinnati Children’s was named one of Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals – number 3 to be exact! This is an honor for the medical center and a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our more than › Continue Reading

Parents Magazine has ranked Cincinnati Children’s third among the best children’s hospitals in the country, according to the publication’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals survey. Cincinnati Children’s also ranked among the top three hospitals nationally in six areas of pediatric subspecialty › Continue Reading

A new study shows an increase in injuries among children using those inflatable bounce houses common at birthday parties and community events. Researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found › Continue Reading