Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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1:00 am
Tue October 21, 2014

The current state of breast cancer - diagnosis, treatment and research

  About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, and approximately 40,000 women will die from breast cancer this year. Joining us from the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center to discuss breast cancer causes treatments and current research are Dr.

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Public Health
6:00 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Children's doctor worries pediatricians ordering too many CT scans

Credit Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

With increasing concerns about concussions, are pediatricians ordering too many CT scans? Some local researchers think the answer may be yes.

Cincinnati Children's emergency medicine physician Dr. Wendy Pomerantz and her team surveyed how pediatricians would treat various brain injury situations. She used three scenarios.

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Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Shot could eventually suppress food allergies

Peanut allergies are among the most common food allergies. Other common ones include egg and milk allergies.
Ann Thompson WVXU

It's still five years away from human clinical trials, but at least in mice, a new antibody injection has seemingly suppressed allergic reactions to food.

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Public Health
11:57 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Children's Hospital limiting visitors as a precaution

Credit Sarah Ramsey / WVXU

Cincinnati Children's Hospital is putting visitor restrictions in place because of the high number of patients in the hospital with respiratory illnesses. 

A release says all visitors should be healthy – free from fever, cough, colds, or stomach virus symptoms. Children under 14 may only visit siblings and only parents or guardians should visit in critical care areas.  The restrictions are the same as those put in place every winter during flu season.

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Children's Hospital
6:00 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Children's surgeons use boy's rib to rebuild his throat

Emmett Rouch and his family are preparing for Wednesday's scheduled surgery at Cincinnati Children's where doctors will use Emmett's rib to rebuild his throat after he swallowed a button battery four years ago.
Kathy Scoffield

Almost four years after an Arizona boy swallowed a button battery that burned his esophagus and trachea, doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, will rebuild his throat so he can eventually breathe without the help of a trach tube and learn to speak more clearly.

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