Age: Infants

Can kids outgrow a peanut allergy?

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud There is a lot of focus on peanut allergies for children (and rightfully so!).  The risk is greater for accidental exposure that can happen outside the watchful eye of mom or dad. I’ve blogged on the … Continue reading

Are our kids really safe at home?

With the nation still talking about the Nationwide Super Bowl ad that brought dramatic attention to the number one killer of kids, preventable injuries, Safe Kids Worldwide released new research that reveals the scope of the problem in a place … Continue reading

A spike in RSV: 6 things you need to know

Did you know that at Dayton Children’s, bronchiolitis is the second highest diagnosis for admission second only to asthma.  Bronciolitis is caused by a virus, most commonly Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). This season we started to really see RSV rise … Continue reading

Electronic cigarettes and keeping kids safe

The issue of electronic cigarettes continues to heat-up – particularly as it relates to child poisonings.  As I’ve shared in previous blog posts, e-cigarettes are a real threat – especially to young, inquisitive children.  This week, State Senator Shannon Jones … Continue reading

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