• Young and Healthy parent newsletter.
  • Spring 2012

    Front cover of the Spring 2012 issue of  Young and Healthy.

    Read the latest issue of Young and Healthy, a Cincinnati Children's guide to your child's good health. In this issue, find out why your pediatrician wants you to unplug your kids from computers, texting and TV.

    Online readers can click through the issue in this page-turning viewer.

  • Featured Stories

    Here are some of the stories you will find in the Spring 2012 issue.

    • 6 ways your pediatrician wants you to unplug: Your child's behavior will model yours. Do you really want texting at the dinner table?  (Download the PDF)
    • Ask the Pediatrician: What is 'screen time,' and how can it be harmful to kids? (Download the PDF)
    • Technology can wait: In a plugged-in society, children need parents to set limits. (Download the PDF) or(watch online)
    • A family with heart: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy spans generations for this Cincinnati family (Download the PDF)

    Tell Me a Story

    Science Snapshots

    • Sports concussions linger
    • Battling childhood obesity

    News Briefs

    • Text to find out Urgent Care wait times
    • Expert discusses ADHD
    • Special Needs Directory

    Join a Research Study

    • Heart screening for teen athletes
    • Researching mood and appetite
    • Learning more about language

    Read Science Snapshots, News Briefs and Research Studies in PDF.

  • 6 Ways to Unplug

    Unplugging at mealtime is one of six suggestions offered by Cincinnati Children's pediatricians.

    Pediatricians at Cincinnati Children's say parents should set limits for kids when it comes to technology, such as no TV or texting at the dinner table.

    Read all six suggestions on how you can unplug.