Category: Children’s health

A new center you’ll want to know about!

At Dayton Children’s, our mission is to not just take care of sick kids, but to ensure that all children in our region are healthy and safe. And while we have the pediatric expertise to take care of the most … Continue reading

5 tips for keeping your teen alive

More young people die from automobile accidents than from any other cause. A recent study published in Injury Epidemiology concluded that about half of the young drivers involved in automobile fatalities were under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, or both. … Continue reading

4 myths on bedwetting

Myth #1  My child is dry during the day so should be dry at night Actually daytime dryness is typically achieved earlier than nighttime dryness.  Children can typically master daytime dryness by the age of 4 years, whereas nighttime dryness … Continue reading

What’s the deal with this year’s flu shot?

Have you received your flu shot? Have your children received their flu shots?  All children older than 6 months of age (with little exception) should get the flu shot. You may have been hearing about a rise in the flu … Continue reading

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