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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

My Child Needs Tubes in His Ears — What Does That Mean?

Young infants and children are generally more susceptible to ear infections. By the age of 3, about one in 15 children will undergo tube placement for treatment of recurrent and/or painful ear infections, persistent middle ear fluid, or the resultant persistent or fluctuating hearing loss due to fluid. Learn more about the process, including how it lowers the instance of ear infections. ...
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Signs and symptoms of kids vaping

Signs Your Child is Vaping

It can be hard to tell if your child is vaping — and the results can be scary. Vaping, originally designed as a better alternative to cigarettes to help people quit smoking, is proving to have a host of side effects. Look for these signs if you suspect your child is vaping. ...
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Schools in Ohio

CMSD Dietician Awarded $10,000 Grant to Support Nutrition Education Program

Cleveland Metropolitan School District Dietitian Allison Thirion, the winner of the fourth annual Siggi Supports Entrepreneurs contest, will receive a $10,000 grant to help support her initiative, the Nutrition Network, which will connect students to credentialed experts who will provide evidence-based nutrition education. ...
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Resources for Caregivers of Aging Loved Ones

Here are some helpful activities and books for caregivers:

Conversation Cards for Adults, Nostalgic Items — Reminiscence Activity for Alzheimer’s / Dementia / Memory Loss Patients and Caregivers read more

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Research Shows a Connection Between Soluble Fiber and Management of Autism Symptoms

If your child is among the one in 59 children in the U.S. identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), chances are good that they also have chronic digestive issues, including

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Lake Health Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

On Saturday, Lake Health will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. The free and anonymous service takes place at West Medical Center in Willoughby. ...
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Upgrade Your Salad With These Easy Hacks

Even though a good salad takes an extra minute or two to make, they are SO good, it feels like you’re treating yourself. read more

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Friend Power is Stronger Than Willpower

When something feels hard to accomplish, it’s hard to stick to it. We’ve all probably had a diet that didn’t work out, a fitness routine that fizzled, or great ambitions

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Safety Tips for Pets and Kids

Recent studies show that kids living in homes with dogs get sick less often than those in pet-free homes and that babies who lived with cats or dogs had fewer allergies later in life. Living with a pet also can help curious little ones begin to develop empathy and kindness toward others. Here’s what to know to help kids and pets live together peacefully, from birth through the teen years. ...
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‘Changes’ Outpatient Facility Helps Kids Struggling with Mental Health, Addiction

Children and teens who are experiencing mental health and addiction issues now have a place to go.

Located in Solon, Changes is a new state-of-the-art outpatient facility from Springstone, a

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