Posted by: Alex Kemper, MD on Mar 28, 2024


Thrush and certain kinds of diaper rash can be caused by the overgrowth of a common yeast known as Candida. These infections can be treated easily and there are things that you can do to help prevent them from happening.

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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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Each December, yearly wrap-ups and written reflections fill our inboxes and social media feeds. We love to join in with our version: The 700 Children’s Blog Top 10! We have assembled a “one stop shop” for the 10 blog posts that received the most clicks this year. Read More

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4 Flu Myths Busted

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While medical professionals encourage everyone to get their annual flu shot, many buy into the long-held myths about the vaccine and miss opportunities to avoid getting sick. Read More

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Typically, when most parents hear the word appendicitis, they also hear the word surgery. But what if there was another treatment option that didn’t require surgery? Read More

How to Choose an Urgent Care

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Convenience seldom plays a role in the timing of your child’s illness or injury. Take the sudden earache at 3 in the morning…or a fall down the stairs on a Sunday afternoon. Sporting injuries are more likely in the evening or on a weekend. Read More

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The Joys and Dangers of Slime

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At home, daycare and camp, kids (and adults) are clamoring to create and play with slime. Of course, slime is not new. Read More

New Guidelines: Early Introduction of Peanut to Prevent Peanut Allergy

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Why the New Recommendations? Prior recommendations for parents and pediatricians were to avoid introduction of peanut until after 3 years of age. However, cumulative evidence has demonstrated that early feeding is associated with less peanut allergy. Read More

Research to Improve The Lives of Children

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Did you know that Nationwide Children’s Hospital is home to one of America’s top 10 pediatric research centers? On our campus, more than 180 scientists are researching cures for the biggest challenges in child health. Read More