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Four myths about vaccinating your child

Oct 24, 2016 ● By Today's Family

The benefits of vaccinations far outweigh any side effects – which are rare, says Elizabeth Pai, MD, a Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatrician at the Willoughby Hills Family Health Center.

Kids sports and concussions

Oct 17, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Carly Day, MD, a sports and exercise medicine specialist at Cleveland Clinic sets the record straight about seven common misconceptions.

Urinary tract infections –– Kids can get them, too

Aug 09, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are usually a concern for adult women. But did you know babies and young children – boys and girls – can get them?

Autism: a Q&A with The Cleveland Clinic

Aug 05, 2016 ● By Today's Family

More than 1 in 45 U.S. children aged 3 and over have autism. Dr. Leslie Markowitz, pediatric psychologist at Cleveland Clinic Children’s, comments on this rise in diagnoses.

Could sleep apnea be the cause of your child’s poor sleep?

Aug 05, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Sleep apnea, a condition in which breathing is repeatedly interrupted or paused during sleep, affects 18 million U.S. adults. But it also affects between one to three percent of children.

Vision 101: Learn more about your child's eye health

Aug 05, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Dr. Allison Babiuch, ophthalmologist at the Cleveland Clinic, answers some common questions about kids’ vision.

Juvenile arthritis can strike at any age

Aug 01, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Juvenile arthritis is a term that refers to autoimmune and inflammatory conditions that can occur in kids under age 16. It can affect joints, the eyes, skin and the gastrointestinal tract.

Childhood absence epilepsy

Aug 01, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Childhood absence epilepsy accounts for 2–8 percent of patients with epilepsy. Seizures usually begin between ages 4 and 8 in children who have normal intelligence and neurologic function.