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.
Carly Day, MD, a sports and exercise medicine specialist at Cleveland Clinic sets the record straight about seven common misconceptions.
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?
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.
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.
Dr. Allison Babiuch, ophthalmologist at the Cleveland Clinic, answers some common questions about kids’ vision.
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 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.