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 […]
Winter clothing advisory: Is it OK to let your kids wear shorts?
As the season changes from fall to winter, logic dictates adjusting your wardrobe to account for falling temperatures. Swapping out bathing suits and shorts for long pants and sweaters is an obvious choice—that is, unless you are a school-age or teen boy. In that case, wearing shorts year-round is not only trendy, it’s common. For […]