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Posted by: Amy Randall-McSorley, MMC, EdD Candidate on Dec 21, 2018

There are many reasons why your child’s doctor may order a sleep study. Often it is to find out if a child has difficulty breathing while sleeping. Knowing what to expect makes this an easier procedure for you and your child.

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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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The Story Behind the Ranking: What It Means to Be Named One of America’s Top 10 Children’s Hospitals by US News and World Report

Jun 27, 2017

We work every day to provide the best possible care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and our most important seal of approval is the trust of the families we serve. Read More

All About Croup

Jan 24, 2017

You’ve probably heard of croup, right? It’s a frequent cause of cough in young kids during the fall and winter months. And it’s not an ordinary cough. The croup cough tends to be hoarse, similar to the sound of a barking seal. Read More

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD): When Helping Preemies Breathe Leads to Complications

Aug 29, 2016

Sometimes, when a baby is born too early and their lungs aren’t developed enough, they need to be given oxygen through a machine in order to breathe. Read More

Back to School with Asthma

Jul 30, 2016

“My child hasn’t needed their inhaler all summer, so do I still need to send one to school?” That’s a question I get asked every August. (By the way, the answer is YES!). On average, 3 children in every classroom in America have asthma. Read More

RSV and Bronchiolitis: What Do I Need to Know?

Feb 11, 2015

Bronchiolitis. For some, it sounds like a big, scary disease. Others confuse it with simple bronchitis. Many have never heard of it at all. It’s a viral disease and pretty common at this time of year. Read More

Radon: Keeping Your Family Safe

Oct 14, 2014

Do you know what the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States is? Do you know what odorless and colorless radioactive gas may be present in your home? That’s right, it’s radon! The U.S. Read More

The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

Sep 22, 2014

Smoking is expensive, addictive and, most importantly, deadly. Unfortunately, many adults willingly accept those consequences. But as parents and caregivers, we would never physically hand our children cigarettes with their dinner, during a car ride or any other time. Read More

Why you should use a spacer with a pediatric inhaler?

May 29, 2014

Asthma is one of the most common chronic illnesses of childhood. As a lung specialist, I often diagnose a child to have asthma based on a careful analysis of the history provided by the family, a thorough physical examination and some special breathing tests which help me prescribe the correct Read More