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Posted by: Katherine McCracken, MD on May 07, 2021


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Pediatric News You Can Use From America’s Largest Pediatric Hospital and Research Center

700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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What Parents Need to Know About Measles

Apr 30, 2021

Measles, also known as rubeola, is an infection caused by the measles virus. Symptoms include high fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes, followed by a characteristic rash. The pink-red rash typically starts on the face, spreads to the neck and trunk, and then to the arms and legs. Read More

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Should I Enroll My Child in a Summer Enrichment Program?

Apr 28, 2021

Not all enrichment programs are created equal, so early preparation and research is a must before deciding to enroll your child for the summer. Read More

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Noisy Breathing in Kids

Apr 27, 2021

Is your child a noisy breather? Find out why – and what to do about it. Read More

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What Are the Types of OCD?

Apr 23, 2021

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a relatively common type of anxiety disorder in which individuals have intrusive, anxiety-provoking thoughts and, in many cases, must do certain things to reduce their anxiety. Read More

Sleep Training for Babies

Sleep Training for Babies: How Everyone Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Apr 20, 2021

The joys of having a new baby…. and oh, the restless, sleep-deprived nights! One of the most common questions I get asked as a pediatrician is how to sleep train a baby. This is a time-tested recipe for establishing a sleep routine early on. Read More

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COVID-19 and Pollen Allergies: The Perfect Storm

Apr 16, 2021

As much as we all hoped we wouldn’t have to worry about this again, the COVID-19 pandemic persists as the spring tree pollen season begins. Pollen allergies affect millions of children and adults, causing misery for weeks to months each spring, summer, and autumn. Read More

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Changes in Post-Concussion Care: What Parents Need to Know

Apr 15, 2021

No athlete wants to sit on the sidelines when they’re hurt, but that’s often what’s recommended to help their brain heal after a concussion – a form of traumatic brain injury. Read More

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What Is Health Equity and Why Is It So Important?

Apr 13, 2021

Last year, Nationwide Children’s launched a new movement for the entire hospital to “Stand Against Racism, Stand for Health Equity.” Most people know what we mean when we say we “Stand Against Racism,” even if it’s not always understood just how much of a crisis racism is for children’s health. Read More