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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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?

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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?

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Study: Flu Can Be Deadly – Even for Healthy Kids

Tags: flu, flu seas, 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.

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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).

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Cyberbullying: What It Is, How to 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.

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.

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Puppy With Cleft Palate Teaches Kids Tolerance (Slideshow)

Tags: aspiration, aspiration pneumonia, cleft palate, pets, slideshow

A special puppy named Lentil can help parents talk to their kids about tolerance and being different.

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Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Tags: child safety, growing pains of parenting, internet

Pediatrician and child abuse expert Emma Raizman, MD, offers insights to keep kids of various ages safe online.

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Effective Ways to Discipline Your Children

Tags: child discipline, growing pains of parenting

From a from very early age, children need to be taught correct behavior. For many parents, that means spanking − an approach with which pediatrician Emma Raizman, MD, disagrees.

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Parents: Know These Winter Safety Tips

Tags: child safety, flu, flu season, frostbite, skin care, tips for winter weather

Whether sledding and romping around in the snow or just hanging around together at home, keep kids warm, healthy and safe this winter with these practical tips.