When you hear someone talk about mumps, you’re probably thinking it’s an old virus. It’s true, mumps used to be a common childhood illness decades ago, especially in kids aged 5 – 9, but is much rarer today thanks to the mumps vaccine. However, outbreaks can and do still occur in this country — and […]
As cases continue to climb across Ohio, COVID-19 and what that means for back-to-school this fall is on everyone’s minds. Returning to school for the 2020-21 school year is going to be anything but normal and will look at lot different than in years past. With an ongoing pandemic, school districts are being forced to […]
Even when you think you are prepared for the arrival of your little bundle of joy, think again. No one can fully prepare for what’s to come. A new baby will turn your world upside down — and not just for weeks, but for months to come. Yes, newborns bring lots of joy and happiness […]
By the time you hold your newest addition in your arms for the first time, chances are you’ve already chosen one of the most important people in your little one’s early life — a pediatrician. You and your baby will probably visit the doctor more often during the first year than at any other time. […]
In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, the Akron Children’s Hospital Children at Risk Evaluation (CARE) Center hosted a child sexual abuse prevention event. Dr. Emma Raizman, who is board-certified in both general and child abuse pediatrics, presented “Sexual Abuse: Could It Happen in My Family?” Dr. Raizman opened her presentation by […]
Although the rash may be alarming to some parents, roseola is a relatively mild viral infection that is most common among infants and toddlers. In this Children’s Channel video, Emma Raizman, MD, FAAP, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Medina office, discusses how parents can ease their child’s symptoms.