Pediatric News

The Joys and Dangers of Slime

There’s something strangely satisfying with slime. Maybe it’s the texture or the colors or the sound it makes as fingers... Read full post »

Housing: The “Vaccine” Every Child Needs

Vaccines work by stimulating the immune system to fight against infections and are a mainstay of pediatric prevention around the... Read full post »

New Guidelines: Early Introduction of Peanut to Prevent Peanut Allergy

Why the New Recommendations? Prior recommendations for parents and pediatricians were to avoid introduction of peanut until after 3 years... Read full post »

Research to Improve The Lives of Children

Did you know that Nationwide Children’s Hospital is home to one of America’s top 10 pediatric research centers? On our... Read full post »

Microcephaly: Definition and Treatment Options

The Zika Virus has garnered a lot of attention recently due to concerns for pregnant mothers who contract the virus... Read full post »
Cough Talk: What Does All That Hacking Mean?

Cough Talk: What Does All That Hacking Mean?

Right now, there is probably at least one person in your household that has a cough. Coughs are often associated... Read full post »
Is Non-Surgical Appendicitis Treatment an Option for Your Child?

Non-Surgical Appendicitis Treatment Give Parents Options

Typically, when most parents hear the word appendicitis, they also hear the word surgery. Appendectomies have been performed safely for... Read full post »
Baby receiving shot

Do Not Skip the Vitamin K Shot

Expectant parents spend months preparing for the arrival of their new bundle of joy. Classes are taken, books are read,... Read full post »