Employee credits weight loss challenge with jump start to health


They say triumph is born out of tragedy. For Linda Grachanin, add in some fortunate timing from a corporate weight-loss program and support from beloved colleagues, and you have a successful recipe for a health transformation.

Parents wanted for hospital advisory council

Parents weighed in on various design aspects of our new office in Warren.

Volunteer opportunities abound at Akron Children’s Hospital, including ones where your voice can be heard directly by hospital administration, and your input can lead to improvements in care and new hospital policies and procedures.

Akron Children’s opens new location in Warren

Starting Nov. 17, Akron Children’s will offer specialty services in Warren. Services will include cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, urology, lab and radiology. To celebrate the new space, Akron Children’s hosted a community open house.

Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley encourages high school students to Say Yes

Allison Engstrom, Development Coordinator in the Mahoning Valley, answers questions during the Yes Fest.

Yes Fest is designed for students in 8th through 12th grade, and sets out the answer the question, “After I ‘just say no’ to drugs, what can I ‘say yes’ to?

“Miracles and Promises” Radiothon has record year

Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley annual “Miracles and Promises” Radiothon” had a record year, raising $219,450. This is 14 percent more than last year and the most raised in the event’s six-year history.

Sen. Brown visits Akron Children’s, discusses legislation to help combat Ohio’s high infant mortality rates

Sen. Sherrod Brown listens to Dr. Elena Rossi during his visit to the Mahoning Valley.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown hosted a press conference at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley to announce the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act. This legislation is designed to standardize federal reporting of infant and childhood deaths as a way to improve prevention efforts.