10-20% of infants experience a dry, itchy skin condition called eczema. Mary Smith, APRN, CNS, gives tips on how to help ease the symptoms for young infants.
When a trip to the emergency room for suspected dehydration led to a diagnosis of heart failure, the prognosis was grim: Kendra needed a new heart. Thankfully for her, she received a new heart just six days later. Use of Aqua Therapy throughout her recovery helped rebuild her muscles and love of swimming. Now a four-time medal winner in the Transplant Games of America and honor roll student,...
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“It’s not just about nutrition. When you teach kids to focus too much on certain foods or restrict things, you place a negative connotation on foods in general,” says pediatric dietitian Jennifer Willoughby, RD, CSP, LD.
Its not just about nutrition When you teach kids to focus too

How to Help Your Kids Avoid Dangerous Diet Fads

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“When I take care of kids in the ICU and I see a parent worried about a rash or a fever, I understand they may not be able to see the big picture and why they are concerned about the little things. It helps me a lot to understand the families and the parents because I am a parent.” Get to know Cleveland Clinic Children's, Dr. Orkun Baloglu: [ Cle.clinic Link ]
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A naturally sweet treat for the whole family from Dr. Mark Hyman, MD.
A naturally sweet treat for the whole family from Dr Mark Hyman MD

Recipe: Strawberry-Almond-Coconut Smoothie

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April is Autism Awareness Month. A recent study revealed that children with autism are 40 times more likely to die as the result of an injury than their peers. Dr. Veena Ahuja, gives tips on how to keep these children safe.
“There has been an explosion in research into trying to find out how certain changes in DNA can cause normal bone marrow cells to become leukemia cells,” Dr. Sudipto Mukherjee says. “We are finding out more answers as we collect better, more systematic patient histories.”
There has been an explosion in research into trying to find out

Why Leukemia Happens: Could It Run in Your Family?

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Q: Are We in the Middle of an Autism Epidemic?
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Q: Are We in the Middle of an Autism Epidemic
"I try to get down to the level of the child as much as I can...and I try to get down to the eye level of the child, shake hands or say something goofy - which comes naturally to me!" Dr. Kadakkal Radhakrishnan, pediatric gastroenterologist manages the medical treatment of our pediatric patients with intestine, multi-visceral or liver transplant. #DonateLife
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New technology could replace an eye patch for lazy eye treatment.
New technology could replace an eye patch for lazy eye treatment

Could Your Child Play a Video Game to Correct Lazy Eye?

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Judy Davis-Keslar
Listen to baby Nikolas' heartbeat before and after he received a life-saving heart transplant: [ Cle.clinic Link ] #donatelife #LoveYourHeart
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“It’s important to find somebody that you like and you trust and you feel comfortable telling things to because honesty and the relationship is what it’s all about.” Get to know Cleveland Clinic Children's, Dr. Sara Bohac: [ Cle.clinic Link ]
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The US Preventative Services task force advises young women to take folic acid supplements, prior to becoming pregnant, to help prevent neural tube defects.

Dr. Salena Zanotti says it’s a good idea to start folic acid early, regardless if you’re planning a family now or later, because if you wait until becoming pregnant, it might be too late to see a benefit.

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Dr. Tatiana Falcone shares insights into her research on childhood emotional trauma.
Dr Tatiana Falcone shares insights into her research on childhood emotional trauma

Childhood Emotional Trauma Closely Linked to Problems in Adulthood - Consult QD

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“What we find with chronic pain is that not only is it disruptive in the lives of the kids that have the pain, but it has a huge impact, as well, on the parents and other family members. So addressing both in our program is critical to our success.” Get to know Cleveland Clinic Children's, Dr. Gerard Banez: [ Cle.clinic Link ]
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As the number of cases has risen, so has the amount of misinformation about autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Separating fact from fiction can make a world of difference.
As the number of cases has risen so has the amount of

8 Autism Assumptions: Fact or Fiction?

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The kids at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Rehab joined Slider The Mascot to root on the Cleveland Indians in the #TribeOpener. Happy Game Day!
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Residual — or leftover — nicotine and other chemicals that remain on clothing and surfaces from smoking can harm your body just like smoking and secondhand smoke can.
Residual or leftover nicotine and other chemicals that remain on clothing and

5 Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke — Especially to Children, Non-Smokers

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Last week we celebrated #AutismAwarenessMonth with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Autism Speaks.

For nearly 20 years, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism has been a national leader in research to study the causes and innovative treatments for autism spectrum disorders.
Last week we celebrated AutismAwarenessMonth with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Au