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Lupus in Children and Teens: Aanya’s Story

At age 12, Summit Health patient Aanya was active with schoolwork, sports and playing piano. At the same time, she and her mother, Ratna, started noticing unusual symptoms that took...

What is Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease?

One viral infection that often affects children under 5 years old is hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) or coxsackie. Summit Health pediatrician Erica Gennaro, MD, says parents often have many questions about...

Sensory Processing Disorder in Kids: What is SPD?

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) affects how the brain processes stimuli, causing severe discomfort. Is SPD autism? How do you treat SPD? Learn all about SPD with pediatric neurologist Leonid Topper...

Summer Isn’t Always Carefree: Preventing Pediatric Sports Injuries

Summer fun brings with it the possibility of kids' sports injuries. Learn more about common sports injuries and how to protect your children.

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

School's almost out. That means your kids will be biking, swimming, and more. See how to keep kids safe with summer safety tips.

A Parent’s Guide to Common Pediatric Rashes

Allergic reactions. Viruses. Sun exposure. There are dozens of reasons why your child may suddenly break out in a rash. These outbreaks of bumps, hives, redness, or scaly areas on...

8 Signs Your Child Should See an ENT

One of the most common reasons kids visit the pediatrician is for problems related to their ear, nose, or throat.

Covid-19 and the Mental Health of Our Children

The pandemic has shifted all our lives off-balance, but many children have undergone extreme changes. Read more about how the pandemic has affected children's education, mental health, and more.

Understanding Autism: The Role of Your Pediatrician

Every child is different and develops at their own pace. But pediatrician Ruba Hanna, MD, says certain behaviors and delays are definitely a concern.

Pediatric Hearing Loss: 5 Things Parents Should Know

Hearing loss can have a profound impact on a child’s ability to speak, learn, and understand. Nearly 2 in every 1,000 children are either born with or develop hearing loss...

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