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Nick Newman, DO, MS, FAAP, medical director, Pediatric Environmental Health and Lead Clinic, published a study about high lead exposure from electronic waste recycling. One family tested positive for high levels of lead. “The patchwork of state regulations overseeing e-scrap recycling › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s patient Zaire Coleman joined the Cincinnati Bengals on the field during their game against the Pittsburg Steelers. Zaire has vesicoureteral reflux, a condition that causes chronic urinary tract infections and makes Zaire prone to severe kidney infections. As › Continue Reading

Working with developers throughout the country, Cincinnati Children’s researchers are in the final stages of creating mobile health apps for kids with chronic conditions to get young patients more involved in their own care. These apps will make it easy › Continue Reading

Amy Robillard came in first place for the women’s division in the 2014 Flying Pig Marathon and is part of a family that has been positively affected by the work of the Cincinnati Children’s team. Robillard’s family moved to Cincinnati › Continue Reading

With much excitement and a bit of slobbery fanfare, the CancerFree KIDS & Impact 100 Family Pet Center officially opened this morning at our main campus. The ribbon cutting ceremony welcomed members of the CancerFree KIDS and Impact 100 organizations, › Continue Reading

Meet Spencer. He is a super smart, always energetic 6 year old boy with a big personality. He, along with six other Cincinnati Children’s patients, recently participated in a photo shoot to capture the images for our new advertising campaign that › Continue Reading

This week (March 3-9) is National Patient Safety Awareness Week. Patient safety is priority number one at Cincinnati Children’s every day of the year, but you, our patient families, also play a critical role in making hospital stays as safe › Continue Reading

After several months of public speaking, newsletters, personal invitations and phone calls, my granddaughter Sam and her team ROCKED at Cincinnati Walks for Kids on October 20, 2012. She took her place on the stage at the walk that Saturday › Continue Reading

When I walk into my office in the morning during December, it’s usually glowing from a lone red light. It isn’t Rudolph but rather my voicemail-indicator light. Today – four new messages: the parent of a 5-year-old boy who wants › Continue Reading

Even on the days when a patient gets a depressing diagnosis or things seem to be going wrong, people around here have a way of believing in the power of a smile to help make things OK. That’s what happened › Continue Reading