Primary care physicians do much more than give you physicals and refer you to specialists. Research suggests they keep you out of the ER, OR and ICU. But to serve the growing needs of Baby Boomers, your doctor doesn’t work alone. Meet your team of caregivers.
How do you find a pediatrician who is a perfect fit for you and your family? Cleveland Clinic Children’s Michelle Medina, MD, offers 7 key characteristics to look for while interviewing potential candidates.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Pediatric nurse practitioner Cheryl Cairns answers this one.
The pressure to potty train can be intense. Your child’s day care or preschool has set a deadline. You want to keep up with others in playgroup. And, honestly, you can’t wait to ditch that diaper bag. But don’t let external factors like these push you, says pediatric urologist Jeffrey Donohoe, MD. “So many parents … Read More
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Kids aren’t little adults. In an emergency, seeking out a pediatric emergency room can be important for “just right” care.
Worried about how much your baby cries? Find out what’s normal and get tips for soothing them.
How much alcohol is safe for pregnant women? “We still don’t know that threshold,” says Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN Rebecca Starck, MD. She was asked by ABCNews.com to comment on a study published by Danish researchers earlier this year. The researchers published a series of papers in the BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology … Read More
Trying to get rid of bottles and sippy cups? Here’s some expert tips to make it an easier transition.