Article - 49 Second Read
March 21, 2016
In toddlers and young children who don???t have the verbal skills of an adult, information to diagnose a concussion can be difficult to obtain.
Medically Reviewed by Sports Medicine
Categorized as: Concussion, Health Topics A-Z, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: children, concussion, infographic, symptoms
Article - 5 Minute Read
June 15, 2015
According to a 2021 study, playground injuries cause over 200,000 emergency department visits each year. Learn more.
Medically Reviewed by Pediatrics
Categorized as: Living and Wellness, Pediatrics
Tagged with: children, concussion, concussion management, head injury, pediatrics, playground, slides
Article - 6 Minute Read
February 4, 2015
Find out how common vaccinations, such as the MMRV vaccine, can help prevent outbreaks of formerly eradicated diseases, such as the measles outbreak in CA.
Categorized as: Family Health, Living and Wellness, Pediatrics
Tagged with: chicken pox, children, immunization, infectious disease, measles, measles outbreak, MMRV, mumps, rubella, vaccinate, vaccination, vaccine, varicella
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Article - 2 Minute Read
September 27, 2014
Learn about the lasting impact overexposure to media devices can have on your kids and discover a family plan to help limit your child's daily media time.
Categorized as: Pediatrics
Tagged with: American Academy of Pediatrics, cell phones, children, electronics, Internet, media devices, media exposure, media use, movies, pediatrics, screen media, television, videos
Article - 3 Minute Read
September 15, 2014
Enterovirus D68 is a virus that causes severe respiratory problems in children. Learn more about the virus, its symptoms, and treatment.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC
Tagged with: Asthma, breathing, children, cold, Coughing, Enterovirus D68, flu, ill, respiratory, sickness, virus, Wheezing
March 15, 2014
Many household products can look similar through a child's eyes. Learn more about childhood poison prevention tips and other household health hazards.
Medically Reviewed by Pittsburgh Poison Center
Categorized as: Pediatrics, Safety
Tagged with: children, Mr. Yuk, Pittsburgh Poison Center, poison, poison prevention
Article - 1 Minute Read
January 10, 2014
Read four useful tips for teaching your children how to eat healthy from UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Categorized as: Nutrition, Pediatrics
Tagged with: Ann Meyers RD LDN, calories, children, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, ice skating, kids, moderation, physical activity, skiing, sled riding, unhealthy food, winter activity