For a disease to be considered “rare,” fewer than 200,000 people in the United States will be affected by it. Some rare genetic disorders can be very difficult to diagnose, and for parents of a child with a rare disease, one of the most anxious times is the period of waiting for a diagnosis.
Part of our role as parents is to protect our kids from dangerous substances by knowing the risks and signs of misuse, helping them make the right choices, and getting them access to the support they need.
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If you or someone you know has had COVID-19, you’ve probably heard that you are immune after recovery for at least a short period of time. So, you may be wondering, during this period, should you still wear a mask? The answer is yes. Read More
If you have experienced a cold sore, you are already familiar with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1). But did you know that cold sore actually began much earlier, typically during your toddler years? Read More
Many students are finding themselves learning in virtual classrooms for the first time. Although remote learning may have some perceived perks like sleeping in, self-paced learning and days off, it also comes with new challenges. Read More
The Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction (CCPR) has always offered our existing patients follow-up care via phone, but with the advancements of telemedicine due to the COVID-19 pandemic we can now offer video calls in certain circumstances. Read More
The continual uncertainty and stress caused by COVID-19 is impacting families in many ways. Social distancing can be especially challenging for teenagers, who may feel isolated from classmates, friends and romantic partners. Read More
Yuck. This year six Ohio cities made a list no one wants to be on. “Orkin’s 2021 Top Bed Bug Cities” compiled data based on metro areas where Orkin performed the most bed bug treatments from December 1, 2019 – November 30, 2020. Read More
Most baby products and safety guidelines are created for children of average size and development. What’s a parent to do if their baby is very small or very large for their age, or meeting developmental milestones at a different rate than their peers? Read More
The question of whether or not to give a child a vitamin supplement is one that many parents ask their healthcare provider. Other than possibly being an unnecessary cost, there are other things to consider. Read More