Some might say an outstanding community pediatrician is a strong advocate who goes the extra mile to meet patients’ needs, while working to improve systems of care that apply to all kids. Our very own pediatrician, David Karas, MD, is being recognized for doing just that with the 2022 Arnold Friedman Community Pediatrician of the […]
What is rhinovirus and why should I care?
If you’ve heard about the rhinovirus and wondered what it is, Dr. David Karas, pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Wadsworth, explains. What is rhinovirus? Rhinovirus is one of the most frequent causes of the common cold. There are many viruses that can cause colds and rhinovirus is one that we see frequently during the fall […]
Tweens and teens need annual wellness visits, too
Studies show that as kids get older, they are less likely to see their doctor for their annual wellness visit. This may come as no surprise. Families with babies and young children are used to regular checkups for immunizations, development markers and concerns regarding things like teething, toilet training and temper tantrums. But by the […]