Caring for Kids Magazine Spring 2018
Caring for Kids is a comprehensive online publication that offers health information, safety tips and other information that can help enhance the health and well being of children in Summerlin and the Las Vegas area.
In This Issue:
Moving forward while giving back
After one of their twin boys was born with an anal rectal malformation (ARM), new parents Lenise and Rocio learned how to navigate life with a child who has special medical needs while finding support and helping other families in similar situations.
Treating childhood cancer
Last year it was estimated that some 10,270 children would be diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with leukemia, lymphomas and brain and other central nervous system tumors the most common.
Tweens, teens and cell phones
If you are the parent of a tween or teen, you have probably had a talk about cell phones at some point. Pediatrician Tal A. Minuskin, MD, founder of Kiddies’ Pal Pediatrics in Las Vegas, offers advice for parents.
Spotlight on ... Alan Ikeda, MD
“In general, pediatric cancers are rare diseases. However, even having one child affected by cancer is too many.”
A guide for parents: Coping when your child has a chronic illness
Get tips for coping when your child has a chronic illness, such as finding a building a support network, taking time for the relationship and remembering to take care of yourself.