Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are preparing to take a closer look at the skin's ecosystem, known as the biome.

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Music and dance can be powerful, promoting a sense of wellness, bringing joy and healing, and uniting people. Music and dance therapies are research-based health practices that can improve an individual's physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs. 

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MRI results show a special collar worn by Cincinnati athletes continues to protect the brain from changes that may occur after a head impact.

The Q-Collar, puts pressure on the jugular vein, increasing blood volume to create a natural bubble wrap around the brain.

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The annual Bluegrass For Babies fundraising concert returns to the Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park on Saturday, September 17. 

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One in four children in the United States grows up without learning how to read. 

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Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital have developed a test that could help identify whether a student is likely to become violent. Doctors spent more than a year interviewing 25 area students and analyzing their language to see if they're at high risk for a violent act.

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It’'s normal for kids to experience some anxiety, such as before the first day of school or a big test. 

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While it may have been a more accepted practice in the past, spanking children can be a controversial topic nowadays. Some parents may think it is appropriate but an increasing number of parents are choosing to forgo the paddle. 

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Summer may be a time of fun and relaxation, but it can also be a time of heightened danger for kids 14 and younger. 

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Two of the newest employees at Cincinnati Children's Hospital are dogs.

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Academic and social pressures can make  junior high and high school a tough time for teenagers. And during those formative years, teens are also going through physical, mental and emotional changes. According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, one in five adolescents ages 13-18 have or will develop a serious mental illness such as depression.

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's newborn intensive-care unit (NICU) simulated a real emergency this past weekend and evacuated pretend patients and their equipment. The medical staff performed well. But could virtual reality training improve the results for next year's drill?

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In Hamilton County, nearly one in five pregnancies is spaced less than one year apart. But the amount of time between a woman’'s pregnancies has a dramatic impact on infant vitality. A pregnancy conceived less than 12 months after a previous pregnancy is nearly twice as likely to result in preterm birth. A pregnancy conceived less than six months after a previous pregnancy is nearly three times as likely to result in an infant death.

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School districts and charitable organizations are increasingly realizing offering students medical, dental, vision and behavioral health services all in one place, at school during school hours, is beneficial for those who need it.

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