Although fevers are common in children, how to handle them can create anxiety for parents. To ease this stress, pediatrician Dr. Tamika Patilla answers some of parents’ most burning questions about fevers. What temperature is a fever? Parents are accustomed to recognizing 98.6 as the baseline for a normal body temperature, but body temperature can […]
Akron Children’s doctors closely watching early reports of COVID-19 related inflammatory syndrome in kids
One bright spot in the novel coronavirus pandemic is that children, in general, have fared well with most only having mild symptoms or no symptoms at all. That narrative began to change in early May with news reports of 15 children in New York, the epicenter of the U.S. COVID-19 pandemic, being hospitalized with a […]
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