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Emma Raizman, MD

Emma Raizman, MD

Emma Raizman, MD, is a pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic Children's who enjoys working with families and children, from newborns to adolescents. She believes in promoting healthy eating and lifestyles, helping families decrease stress and enjoy life and helps kids with acute and chronic issues.

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mom and daughter holding anti-bullying signs

Parents’ Cyberbullying Guide: How to Spot It and Stop It

Tags: back to school, bullying, growing pains of parenting

It’s a brave new world of bullying: Cyberbullying isn’t limited to a school yard and can happen anytime through technology and emerging social media. Parents, do you find it hard to keep up? Find expert tips to guiding your kids and teens.

Boy with sore throat sick

How to Tell If Your Sore Throat Needs a Doc Visit

Tags: bacterial infection, flu, flu season, sore throat, strep throat, viral infection

Got an itchy, painful, red sore throat? Read about the telltale signs of strep throat and learn when it’s time to see a doctor.

Boy with toothpaste

Fluoride Fights Tooth Decay in Your Youngest Kids, AAP Says (Infographic)

Tags: dental health, dentist, infographic, news, teeth, tooth decay

Researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics say using fluoride toothpaste, even as teeth are first emerging, is key to stopping cavities from forming. Find recommendations for fluoride use for babies and children.

heat rash on person's neck

Is That a Heat Rash? Cool it Down Quickly

Tags: heat rash, summer, summer safety, sunburn, sunscreen

You might associate heat rash with babies. But sticky high temps put active kids and parents at a higher risk for developing heat rash, too. If you or your child experience heat rash, start the cool-down process right away.

child playing with clay

What to Do If Your Child Eats Toys, Magnets or Batteries

Tags: batteries, child safety, growing pains of parenting, magnets

When your child accidentally swallows unusual items such as bubblegum, glue or modeling clay, you need to act quickly. Find out what is best to do.

3 friends taking photos with a smartphone

Does the ‘Selfie’ Put Your Teen at Risk for Lice?

Tags: electronics, growing pains of parenting, lice

"Selfies" are everywhere on social media. These variously styled self-portraits, often of young people posing with heads close together, has brought an interesting question: Does posing for them put teens at risk for lice?

baby in high chair

7 Tips to Keep Your Child Safe in a High Chair

Tags: child safety, growing pains of parenting

You’d think a high chair is a safe place for your child, but a new study finds there’s an alarming increase in the number of high chair and booster seat injuries. How do you prevent falls and other accidents?

sick child sleeping in bed

Study: Flu Can Be Deadly – Even for Healthy Kids

Tags: flu, flu vaccine, vaccines

When an otherwise healthy adult gets the flu, usually a few days of “couch time” are all it takes to recover fully. But a new study finds that when any child gets the flu, the results can be deadly.

little girl getting vaccine at doctor's office

New Flu Vaccines Available for Kids

Tags: flu, flu season, flu vaccine, parenting, vaccines

Pediatrician Emma Raizman, MD, talks about two new and improved flu vaccines, and why there’s no time like the present for the kids to get their shots (or sprays).

Allergy eye drops can be a health risk if injested.

Allergy Drops and Young Kids: Dangerous Combo

Tags: allergies, allergy medications, child safety, eye drops, nasal congestion, step into spring

Eye drops and nasal sprays are constant companions of allergy sufferers. But they’re toxic to kids when ingested, and most don’t have child-safe caps. Here’s how parents can keep their kids safe this allergy season.