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Little Girl Lying in Bed with a Cold

Day-care Diseases: How to Keep your Kids Healthy

Tags: back to school, colds, germs, pink eye, respiratory tract infection, wash hands

Will my son or daughter get sick more often being in daycare? Will it boost his or her immune system? And is there anything I can do to keep my child healthy? Our pediatrician has the answers.


Child Coughing

What You Need to Know about Virus Sweeping the Midwest

Tags: asthma, cold, cough, news, wash hands

A rare virus similar to the common cold is infecting U.S. children across the Midwest and West. While the virus is not deadly, some children are at risk for developing serious problems.


Discover how we’re different — and not so different — from our friends with fins. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Do Your Kids Know Their Fish Facts? (Infographic)

Tags: bladder, bones, infographic, parenting, teeth

Discover how we’re different — and not so different — from our friends with fins in this infographic, created by Cleveland Clinic Children’s with help from the Greater Cleveland Aquarium.


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Quick and Easy Breakfasts Your Kids Will Love

Tags: breakfast, growing pains of parenting, healthy diet, morning

Give your kids the best start to their school day. Find healthy breakfast ideas that combine proteins and carbohydrates to keep them full longer.


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Back to School May Mean Headache Pain for Your Child

Tags: back to school, children with headaches, Headaches, migraine headaches, migraines

School is not the only thing that begins in the fall. For many children, the stress of returning to classes brings on an unwanted result: headaches.


In bed with a cold

It’s Rare, but Colds Can Increase Stroke Risk in Kids

Tags: childhood stroke, cold, colds, respiratory tract infection

The cold virus that typically causes sore throat, cough and congestion can also temporarily increase the risk of stroke in children, according to a recent study.


child having hearing test

What Parents Need to Know About School Hearing Screenings

Tags: back to school, growing pains of parenting, hearing, hearing exam, preschool

School screenings for hearing are important, but parents need to know that they are not as thorough or accurate as a full diagnostic hearing test.


child getting ear exam

5 Signs Your Child May Have an Ear Infection

Tags: ear infection, ears ringing, growing pains of parenting, hearing, hearing exam

How can you tell if your child has an ear infection? Experts say you should watch for five symptoms, including tugging/pulling at the ears. Read to find out more about the symptoms and how to address them.


child eating cereal

Do Fortified Cereals Have Too Many Vitamins for Your Kids?

Tags: cereals, growing pains of parenting, healthy diet, vitamins

A new study reports some cereals potentially put kids at risk for getting too much vitamin A, zinc and/or niacin. Our expert explains why parents shouldn't be alarmed — and what to focus on instead!


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The 4Bs of Back to School Success (Infographic)

Tags: back to school, breakfast, growing pains of parenting, infographic, parenting, sleep

Kicking off a new academic year can be stressful for both students and parents. Ease everyone back into the routine with these tips from our Cleveland Clinic Children’s expert