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New digs unveiled in Green for primary care

Dr. Emmanuel Adekunle with his daughter Yaminah, age 5.

Every day about 130 infants, children and teens walk through the doors of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) in Green for a well-child check-up, sick visit or sports physical.

Cooperation between families and schools essential to ensure successful 504 Plan execution

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If you’re confused about the role a 504 education plan can play in your child’s education, you aren’t alone. Many parents don’t fully understand what 504 plans are meant to accomplish or whether their child’s school is obligated to make allowances for one.

Showering expectant moms with knowledge, safety tips

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Akron Children’s collaborated with Safe Kids Summit County and Summit County Public Health to present the 2nd Annual Baby Shower for high-risk expectant mothers recently.

Send your kids back to school with their vaccines up to date

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National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that we all need vaccines throughout our lives.

Prevent scalds with a free bathwater tester [Video with tips]

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A small plastic card and a few tips might be all you need to keep your baby from being accidentally scaled during bath time. For Baby Safety Month, Akron Children’s is offering a free bathwater temperature tester.

What’s on your back-to-school checklist? Dr. Dwyer shares 7 tips for how her family is getting ready

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Many things are running through a parent’s mind this time of year. Back-to-school chaos and excitement are beginning, but a simple checklist can keep everyone on track and set the tone for the year – parents and kids alike. Pediatrician Jennifer Dwyer shares how her family is getting ready for a healthy, safe and happy start to the school year.