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How to Tackle Picky Eating

If your child is frequently leaving food on their plate, or refusing to take a bite of the meal you whipped up hoping they would chow down, it’s likely you’ve entered the ‘picky eater’ phase. A Cleveland Clinic pediatrician shares advice for getting your child to widen their choices when it comes to meal time. ...
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5 Benefits of Taking Supplements

5 Benefits of Taking Supplements

Sometimes, the body needs a little extra help. When we experience poor sleep, stress, and digestive upsets, relying on the right supplements can get our

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CDC Recommends Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11

The CDC is now recommending Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of 5 and 11 years old. The announcement comes after the FDA granted authorization last week. Previously, only children 12 and older were eligible for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. ...
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10 Common Kid Health Concerns

Every parent is concerned about their child’s health, whether they are at home, in school or in daycare. That’s why, when it comes to childhood illnesses, it’s good to be aware of the common issues, symptoms and treatments. We spoke with several medical professionals in Ohio, about 10 of the most common conditions children face. ...
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Halloween Tricks for Safe Treating

From candy chutes to pulleys — people had come up with some pretty creative ways to keep kids safe from COVID-19 on Halloween in 2020. Dr. Gina Robinson, a pediatrician with Cleveland Clinic Children’s shares how it's important to think about social distancing for trick-or-treaters this year to avoid any ‘scary’ porch pile-ups. Also, to remember traditional Halloween safety tips from costumes to treats. ...
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Local Author Shares Her Unexpected Journey as Her Mother’s Caregiver

Jeannie Fleming-Gifford shares her journey as daughter and caregiver of her mother, who was diagnosed with a stroke in 2015, in “The Gift I Never Wanted: The Journey of Caregiving and Lessons Learned.” She provides some insights into her book, but also how she has dealt with decisions as her mother’s caregiver.  ...
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Supporting a Family When a Child is Diagnosed with Cancer

A child’s cancer diagnosis has a ripple effect and support for those affected can be very important. The best approach in a situation like this is to proactively offer specific types of support. There are many acts of kindness, big and small. Here are some tips on how you can support a child and their family during this time. ...
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Why Parents Should Check for Signs of Scoliosis Early

For preteens, at annual check-up visits, it is critical to watch for changes in the spine — especially during puberty. Dr. Lorena Floccari of Akron Children’s Hospital stresses the importance of getting kids checked for scoliosis and how a routine check-up can prevent irreversible changes of the spine.  ...
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How to Choose a Pediatrician: Practical Tips on Finding The Right One

A a parent, you need partners you can trust and count on for the myriad of questions that arise when it comes to your child’s health and wellness. There also may be times when you need to find a pediatric specialist. To find medical professionals who best fit for your child’s needs, here are a few tips to begin the selection process. ...
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How to Apply for Medicare

How to Apply for Medicare

You need to understand how Medicare works as you grow older. When you receive Social Security benefits after reaching 65 years, the enrollment will be

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