Six Hand Washing Tips to Help Protect Your Family

As the beginning of the school year approaches, parents need to remind their children about the importance of hand washing. Every day people touch several surfaces including books, desks, door knobs, sink handles, and other people and of them harbor germs like bacteria and viruses that can cause illnesses.

– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center|28-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

New Protein Structure Could Help Treat Alzheimer's, Related Diseases

University of Washington bioengineers have a designed a peptide structure that can stop the harmful changes of the body's normal proteins into a state that's linked to widespread diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and Lou Gehrig's disease.

– University of Washington|28-Jul-2014 12:15 PM EDT

Six Reasons for Headaches in School-Age Children and How Parents Can Help Relieve the Pain

As the school year approaches and begins, many parents may start to hear their children complain about headaches.

– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center|28-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Stony Brook Children’s Expert Says ACT Now, Reduce Deaths in Hot Cars

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Babies and young children can sleep so peacefully that it may be tempting to leave them alone in a car while you run a quick errand. This, however, must never be done. It can lead to heatstroke, serious injury, and death. Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children. It has claimed the lives of more than 600 children since 1998, and that number grows close to 40 more each year.

– Stony Brook University|28-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Tips on How Parents Can Prepare Their Child for the School Year

“It is never too early to start talking with and listening to your child about the upcoming school year,” says Dr. Amie Duncan, Ph.D., Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center|28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Healthy Food Tips for Back-to-School Success

Back to school means getting back into a routine that helps students achieve success in the new school year. Start the year off on solid footing by making good nutrition part of your child’s schedule. Multiple studies have shown that good nutrition plays a huge role in academic success.

– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center|28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Two-Step Decision Tree Analysis Is a Feasible Method to Manage and Inform Updates of Radiation Therapy Best Practices and Quality Standards

A two-step decision tree analysis, incorporating Donabedian’s model, is a feasible process to evaluate and distill the many available quality standards, guidelines, recommendations and indicators in order to update national and international quality standards for radiation therapy, according to a study published in the July-August 2014 issue of Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), the official clinical practice journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)|28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Remind Parents About the Importance of Vaccination

Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center want to remind parents about the importance of immunizing their children when preparing to send the children back to school.

– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center|28-Jul-2014 10:40 AM EDT
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