Pediatric News

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 »

Deadly Substances Teens Use to Get High

When I was teenager, parents only had a few substances to really worry about: cigarettes, alcohol and, for those whose... Read full post »