“Young & Healthy“ features thoughts and perspectives from Cincinnati Children’s experts, patients, families – and even kids! – on all things pediatric health. Join us for lively conversations about current health topics and issues that affect children today.
This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only.
Creating a New Medication: From Recognizing a Need to FDA Approval
It’s a relief to have medications available when a member of your family is diagnosed with a new condition. But do you know how that medication was developed and what went into its approval for you to be able to use it?
Dr. Marc Rothenberg has been working on a drug for the last decade to help his patients who have eosinophilic esophagitis. He’s our guest today, providing insight to how a new drug is developed; what the research, approval and distribution look like. He also shares more about how he and his team have given so much of themselves over the past many years to bring this drug to market for patients who previously haven’t had medication available. There is more to this process than we ever knew and we hope you will listen and learn more too.
Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders Research:
Anxiety in Kids: When It’s a Good Thing, When it Needs Attention, and How Parents Can Help
Anxiety is not a bad thing for children to experience. It is a feeling or emotion that involves tension, worried thoughts and physical responses. Anxiety is normal and is necessary to protect us from potential dangers, and motivate us to start or finish tasks. It exists on a spectrum from typical to needs intervention. On this episode of Young & Healthy, we explore this topic that we know parents are eager to learn more about.
Dr. Suzanne Sampang, and Dr. Jeffrey Strawn join us to share their expertise about anxiety and anxiety disorders in children. They explain three types of anxiety disorders, common symptoms of each, and the impact of the pandemic on kids and the anxiety they experience. We also discuss symptoms that can look like anxiety but may actually indicate something else is going on, and strategies parents can use to check in with their child, and help them navigate situations that are anxiety inducing.
Summertime in the Emergency Department: Injury Prevention for Families
It's summertime and kids are spending more time at the pool, playing outside, riding bikes with friends, and having grand summer adventures. Sometimes their adventures lead to injuries, making summer a busy time for the emergency department at Cincinnati Children's. But, summer activities don't have to end in an emergency visit; many injuries are preventable.
This week on the podcast, Dr. Wendy Pomerantz, one of our emergency medicine doctors and Dawne Gardner, an injury prevention specialist, join us to talk about summertime injuries in the ED and how to prevent them, as well as information for parents to help them know what to do if an injury does happen.
Blog: Grill Safety Do’s and Don’ts
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Young Athletes Need Pediatric Sports Specialists
If you are a parent of an athlete, this episode is for you! Adolescent and teen athletes are not simply smaller adult athletes. They are still growing physically and mentally, and it is important to keep this in mind if they get injured playing a sport they love. Such as, did you know kids don’t get rotator cuff injuries, but are sometimes still diagnosed with them incorrectly?
This week on the podcast, we have Dr. Kelsey Logan, and Dr. Eric Wall join us to discuss the importance of pediatric sports specialists. Our experts break down pediatric sports medicine and explain why young athletes need pediatric specialists. They also discuss when to visit a sports medicine specialist or an orthopedic specialist, common sports injuries, and how to know you need to have a sports injury checked out. This episode is a slam dunk, and you won’t want to miss it!
For more information on the Division of Sports Medicine, please visit: https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/service/s/sports-medicine
Blog: Caring for Young Athletes: The Importance of Pediatric Specialists
2022 Formula Shortage: Update for Families
The nationwide formula shortage that continues to impact many families’ ability to find formula for their babies and children continues to cause fear, stress, and frustration for many families. Dr. Mary Carol Burkhardt, Dr. Sheela Geraghty, and Registered Dietitian Jeanna Jackson join us to provide families with more information about the ongoing formula shortage. They share strategies families can use to find formulas in the retail space and what to avoid during the shortage. Dr. Sheela Geraghty also discusses how to support breastfeeding mothers, milk sharing, and more. This is an episode you won’t miss!
For more information on milk banks in your area, please visit: The Human Milk Banking Association of North America.
Infant Formula Shortage FAQs: Help for Parents
Hepatitis Cases in Children: What Parents Need to Know
You may have recently seen in headlines, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently investigating several clusters of unexplained hepatitis in children. Dr. Kathy Campbell and Dr. Lara Danziger-Isakov join us to explain what this means and what experts are learning about the cases and potential causes. They also give us a great introduction to what hepatitis is, as well as important advice for parents about reacting to cases in the news. Tune in to this significant episode. You won’t want to miss it!
For more information about the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, please visit Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition .
For more information about The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Investigation, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/