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The big move of our smallest patients (Photo gallery & video)

NICU move from Youngstown to Boardman

Moving 12 medically fragile babies from a NICU in Youngstown to a new one is Boardman takes a great deal of planning and hard work. I’ve been in the meetings and have heard the conversations, but when the day arrived, everyone did their part to make it a smooth transition for baby and our patient families.

Baby with cancer inspires hope in family and community (Videos)

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Torence Thomas was diagnosed with cancer at 3 months old. He underwent his last chemotherapy treatment at 5 months, and today he’s in remission. His story has captured the hearts of the Mahoning Valley community.

Finishing touches to New NICU begins

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Now that Akron Children’s has been handed the keys for its new neonatal intensive care unit at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, all of the hard work from the past 18 months will be put into practice.

Inspired by kids, Kelly Colwell is first to earn master’s in respiratory care in Ohio

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Kelly Colwell works with children every day as a pediatric neonatal respiratory specialist at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus. But it was his own children who inspired him to achieve a new goal.

New MRI arrives at Beeghly campus (Video)

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Akron Children’s Hospital Beeghly campus received a special delivery on Nov. 19 – a MAGNETOM Aera 1.5T MRI. The project cost is estimated to be approximately $2 million.

The seriousness of food allergies (VIDEO)

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Food allergies have increased by nearly 50 percent in the last 20 years. A patient family shares their story about how an unknown allergy took a serious turn.