Category: Children’s health

Child-sized radiation

By Dr. Elizabeth Ey, Medical Director of Radiology Do you know enough about radiation safety for your child?  When an X-ray, CT scan or any other radiation emitting test is ordered, do you ask your physician if the size of … Continue reading

Taking a bite out of teething pain

Well it’s about time.  Mary finally is getting some teeth.  She’s 16+ months old.  I have to admit – I love her toothless grin.  But we can’t keep cutting up her food into itty bitty pieces forever – right? I … Continue reading

Whoo Whoo Whooping cough!

Ethan had his one year old check up – can you believe he is 1 already? He has really started changing from my baby into a little toddler. He is walking (and falling down) everywhere now and has even started … Continue reading

A shigella outbreak? What does THAT mean?

I recently received an email concerning a small outbreak of Shigella here in Montgomery County, OH. So I want to share with you what this means for you and your family, and what you should be watching for in your … Continue reading

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