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Is Your Child Abusing Drugs or Alcohol?

As parents we worry about our children’s use of cigarettes, alcohol and other drugs. The 2013 Ohio Youth Risk Behavior Survey revealed that 30% of all 9-12 graders drank alcohol in the past month. More than half of these students had five or more drinks of alcohol in a row within a couple of hours, on one or more of the past 30 days. Cigarette smoking on one or more of the past 30 days was reported by 19% of students and marijuana was used one or more times during the past 30 days by 21% of all students. Almost... Keep reading »

Could Your Child Have a Rare Form of Diabetes?

As many as one in every 10 people with diabetes may have a rare form of the disease—something other than... Read full post »

Child Product Recalls 101

As parents, we want the best for our children. When it comes to their safety, we like to think we’ve... Read full post »

Athletes and Hydrating: What You Need to Know

Athletes are always being reminded to hydrate and coaches are always encouraged to offer more water breaks. But the recent... Read full post »

How to Deal With Adolescent Depression

The suicide of Robin Williams is a tragic reminder that depression and other mood disorders can be fatal illnesses. Depression,... Read full post »

Back to School with Asthma

“My child hasn’t needed their inhaler all summer, so do I still need to send one to school?” That’s a... Read full post »

5 Ebola Facts We Want You To Know

Ebola virus is in the news because of the current outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria. You may... Read full post »
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Warning: We’re Going to Talk About Poop

It’s a topic that few parents want to talk about, let alone admit that their child has a problem with.... Read full post »

How One Family Made a Difference through ResearchMatch

Megan Reynolds considers herself fortunate. She is the mother of two healthy boys. As an employee of Nationwide Children’s Hospital,... Read full post »