Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center http://wmub.org en Cincinnati Childrens is making antibiotics last longer http://wmub.org/post/cincinnati-childrens-making-antibiotics-last-longer <p>A computer progam called <a href="http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/professional/resources/research-horizons/archives/2014/winter/balance/" target="_blank">VigiLanz</a> is <a href="http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/default/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's </a>new secret weapon in treating and preventing "superbugs," and consequently making antibiotics last longer.</p><p><strong>What's the problem?</strong></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 25744 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati Childrens is making antibiotics last longer Avondale targeted as first site to improve low birth rates http://wmub.org/post/avondale-targeted-first-site-improve-low-birth-rates <p class="p1">The launch of the StartStong initiative is the pilot for what may become a national model to lower pre-mature birthrates.</p><p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">StartStrong is a geographically focused initiative to redesign healthcare delivery and reduce preterm birth rates. The program launched Tuesday evening, March 11 at Avondale Southern Baptist Church and is open to the public. </span></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Megan Thobe 24092 at http://wmub.org Avondale targeted as first site to improve low birth rates Miss America 2014 talks about pancakes and healthy kids http://wmub.org/post/miss-america-2014-talks-about-pancakes-and-healthy-kids <p>Current Miss America, <a href="http://www.missamericaforkids.org/"><strong>Nina Davuluri</strong></a>, stopped by our studio recently to talk with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer about the <a href="http://www.ihoppancakeday.com/"><strong>2014 National Pancake Day</strong></a> on Tuesday, March 4 and how a visit to a local IHOP will support the <a href="http://childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org/"><strong>Children’s Miracle Network</strong></a> and <a href="http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/default/"><strong>Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center</strong></a>.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:00:30 +0000 Robyn Carey-Allgeyer 23542 at http://wmub.org Miss America 2014 talks about pancakes and healthy kids HPV vaccine doesn't lead to sex http://wmub.org/post/hpv-vaccine-doesnt-lead-sex <p>Young women who receive the HPV vaccine are not more likely to have sex or participate in unsafe sexual behaviors. That's according to a report released Monday by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.</p><p>The study finds teen girls and young women's beliefs about the human papillomavirus vaccine&nbsp; - whether accurate or inaccurate - aren't linked to subsequent sexual behaviors.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 06:15:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 22549 at http://wmub.org Secondhand smoke raises odds of hospital readmission for kids with asthma http://wmub.org/post/secondhand-smoke-raises-odds-hospital-readmission-kids-asthma <p>Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home or in the car face much greater odds of being readmitted to the hospital for asthma.&nbsp; In fact, it's a two-fold increase according to a study by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Children's Hospital.&nbsp; Researcher's measured the blood and saliva of more than 600 children, looking for cotinine, a substance produced when the body breaks down nicotine.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 21986 at http://wmub.org Secondhand smoke raises odds of hospital readmission for kids with asthma