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With winter upon us, more and more young children are visiting their doctors for symptoms such as fever, cough and difficulty breathing. Children presenting with these symptoms (especially in the fall and winter months) are often suffering from a lower › Continue Reading

Every winter, something in particular happens in doctors’ offices and hospitals across the northern United States, but it doesn’t always make the most sense. It goes a little like this: “My doctor did a chest x-ray and told me my › Continue Reading

Have you heard the term walking pneumonia and wondered, What in the world? Walking pneumonia is a common illness in children. You may also hear your doctor refer to it as atypical pneumonia. It is an infection of the lungs, › Continue Reading

After a patient with a complicated pneumonia case has been discharged from the hospital, oral antibiotic treatment is typically a better therapy than peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) treatment, according to Dr. Samir Shah, director of Cincinnati Children’s Division of › Continue Reading

As many of you parents probably already know, life can be very busy for us when tending to our children. My name is Dr. Kathy Helton-Skally and I’m radiologist here at Cincinnati Children’s. My husband and I have three small › Continue Reading