Akron Children’s invests $18.6 million to expand Beeghly campus

After years of providing high-quality care to families across Mahoning Valley, one thing has become clear: Akron Children’s Hospital is dedicated to the Valley. That’s why we’re proud to announce that on Oct. 7 we will officially break ground for an $18.6 million construction project to expand our Beeghly campus by more than 51,000 square […]

Grant to help Mahoning Valley parents and children cope after the death of a loved one

Akron Children’s will begin offering its Good Mourning grief support group in Boardman as a result of a $15,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation in partnership with The National Alliance of Grieving Children. The first 6-week session will begin Oct. 12 and run through Nov. 16 at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus.

How to ensure proper asthma treatment for your young student

More than 13 million days of school are missed annually because of asthma. But following the ABCs of asthma management will help ensure your child enjoys the new school year.

How to help kids with exercise-induced asthma stay in the game

As we enter the fall sports season, many children will be participating in these activities with an inhaler and asthma action plan in hand. While some of these kids have chronic asthma, others only experience it when they’re active, especially in cooler weather. But that doesn’t mean your child should avoid exercise if she experiences […]

Managing your child’s diabetes in the child care setting

At times, separation anxiety can be felt more acutely by parents than children. This may especially be the case if your young child has diabetes and is in day care. You may wonder if she’s receiving appropriate care and what might happen if she has a diabetes emergency.

Take a deep breath and read these tips.

Mahoning Valley Healthy Kids Coalition offers free fitness and nutrition programs

The Mahoning Valley Healthy Kids Coalition is working to build healthier families by offering 2 free fitness and nutrition programs: the Fitness Lifestyle Challenge for kids 7-15 years old and Fitness Fun Storytimes for preschoolers.