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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Sound Choices for Kids & Teens

Roughly 5.2 million children between the ages of 6 and 19 have hearing loss directly related to noise exposure. Although permanent, noise-induced hearing loss is 100 percent preventable — use these tips to help protect your children's hearing. ...
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion in Children

A concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head. It also can occur from a fall or a blow to the body that causes the head to move rapidly back and forth. Learn the signs, symptoms and treatment for concussions in children. ...
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What to do When it’s Time to Focus on You

As parents, we so often put our children ahead of ourselves. Depending on our circumstances, this is normal and warranted. When our children are infants and toddlers, there isn’t much

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CDC: Number of Kids Swallowing Objects has Nearly Doubled

Little children love to explore — and sometimes their curiosity leads to swallowing objects they shouldn’t. read more

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6 Things to Help you Look and Feel More Vibrant

Apex aestheticians share how to best help your skin through several treatments and lifestyle choices, from diet and getting enough sleep to a recommended skin care routine. ...
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Local Families Beat Childhood Cancer, Celebrate with Make-A-Wish Trips

Fewer things are more frightening than hearing that your child has cancer. For two Northeast Ohio families whose children fought and survived cancer, the devastating diagnoses brought them together and

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Ask the School Nurse: Exploring Today’s In-School Medical Care

Kids spend the majority of their time in the classroom. How does their time in school change if they have a chronic medical condition, like asthma, or need unanticipated medical

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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Tips for Safely Cleaning Your Child’s Ears

Good ear hygiene often is associated with the presence of earwax, commonly known as cerumen. Wax may not be visually pleasing, but it is beneficial to your health. Although it is crucial to keep some of your earwax, it is okay to remove excess when it starts to travel outside of the ear canal. Here are five dos and don’ts to keep in mind when cleaning your child’s ears. ...
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Coping with Bathroom Anxiety and Other Back-to-School Health Issues

We’ve encountered and survived many back-to-school health issues in my over 50 years as a pediatrician, 52 years as a parent of eight children, and now 15 grandchildren. Now, I’m

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When Should Kids Switch to Contact Lenses? 

One out of three kids between the ages of 6 and 17 needs corrective lenses, and an increasing number of them wear contacts. While there is no right age to make the transition from glasses to contacts, there are several factors to look for in order to determine if your child is ready for the switch. ...
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