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Food Sensitivity Tests: The Pitfalls of Home Testing Kits

Posted by: David Stukus, MD on Jul 19, 2018


At-home tests are being marketed as a convenient way to determine food sensitivity. Read what our allergy expert has to say about what these tests can and can't do.

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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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Shoulder Pain and Injury in the Adaptive Athlete

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Based on the mechanics of adaptive sports, there is a much higher risk of upper extremity and shoulder injury in athletes with physical disabilities. The best strategy for combating these injuries is appropriate injury prevention strategies and training. Read More

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Pulmonary Vein Stenosis in Children: Multi-Disciplinary Care for a Complex Condition

Jul 09, 2018

There is still much to learn about pulmonary vein stenosis in children. Though outcomes have not changed much for the last 40 years in pediatric cases, many centers are collaborating to learn as much as possible about the disease.  Read More

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Core Stability: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Jul 05, 2018

Having a strong, stable core helps us to prevent injuries and allows us to perform at our best. Read expert tips on how to help your child strengthen theirs. Read More

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Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Jul 03, 2018

Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease is a common childhood illness caused by a virus. Be aware of symptoms, treatment and prevention to help set your child on course for a speedy recovery. Read More

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Picky Eating: How to Help Change a Child's Food Habits

Jun 28, 2018

Picky eating is common among young children, but picky eaters aren’t just kids who refuse to eat vegetables. Here are ways to help better understand this problem and how to manage it. Read More

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What It Means to Be Named One of America’s Top 10 Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report

Jun 26, 2018

Nationwide Children's Hospital has received one of the top public accolades in our field: U.S. News and World Report named us as one of America’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals as part of its "Honor Roll." Read More

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Use Your Head: Choosing and Fitting Your Child's Bike Helmet

Jun 25, 2018

While state and city laws enforcing helmet use vary, safety guidelines are universal: everyone on a bike of any type needs to wear a helmet on every ride. Learn how to choose the right helmet and fit it properly. Read More

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Common Injuries in Martial Arts and How to Defend Your Child Against Them

Jun 21, 2018

Martial arts can help your child gain confidence, focus, and coordination while being physically active. While injuries are a possibility for any activity, being prepared can decrease those risks.  Read More