Category: Children’s health

One less thing to worry about as a parent

Magnet designation is the highest award and honor that nurses can achieve, but why is it important for our region’s kids?  The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) recently recognized Dayton Children’s as a Magnet facility, setting us apart as a … Continue reading

What to do about that awful cough!

By: Melissa King, DO Cough, cough, and cough… cough, cough, and cough Does it sound like this at your house? It has sounded like this at my house for the past few weeks. Ethan has been coughing off and on, … Continue reading

5 tips for getting through the holidays with a chronic illness

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer Changes in routine and traveling during the holiday season can be an added stress for families and is especially stressful for families of children with chronic disease.  As a pediatric endocrinologist, I care for many patients … Continue reading

The best day of my life

Hi guys! My name is Mariah Cornett, I’m fourteen, and in March of 2013 I was diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma aka lymph node cancer. Now before I start and get into all of this I would like to … Continue reading

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