Russian President Vladimar Putin recently signed a bill to ban Americans adopting Russian children. It becomes effective with the start of the new year. This ban hits home for many families in the Cincinnati community. Read on to see what Dr. Mary Staat, director of the International Adoption Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, has to say about adoptions from Russia and this ban.
Joanna Bendel communicates with something she calls her "talker." She has apraxia, a motor speech disorder that makes it hard for her to speak and be understood. But she wants people to know she still has a lot to say. Wath Joanna's story and see how Cincinnati Children's changed her outcome.
Audiologists at Cincinnati Children’s say it’s urgent to treat hearing loss as soon as possible, and so, the search is on to locate local babies who failed their newborn hearing tests but did not get follow-up care. Watch the video from WCPO to learn more.
Data from a study conducted by allergists and researchers, including those at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's, has found that older adults who are obese or exposed to traffic pollutants are more likely to have poorly controlled asthma.
Linda Cyr's four children were all born prematurely. So was she. She still has questions about why the births happened the way they did. Now that her kids range in age from 13 to 21, Linda considers her family fortunate, but continues to look for answers.
Michael Fisher, president and CEO of Cincinnati Children’s and chair of Ohio Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety (OCHSPS), comments in this article about how eight children's hospitals across Ohio are finding that collaboration has improved overall care quality and costs.
Kacy and Stacy Cluxton became dangerously thin and their worried parents brought them to Cincinnati Children's for help. After years of treatment for anorexia nervosa, the twins are now helping to promote the eating disorder program at Cincinnati Children's and the new inpatient psychiatric unit at the Lindner Center of HOPE in Mason.