The 2017 Akron Children’s Hero Patients joined more than 2,000 runners at the National Interstate 8k & 1 Mile race Sat., June 24 to kick off the first of 3 events in the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series. This year, the National Interstate 8K & 1 Mile race featured 18-year-old Keegan “Big Red” […]
In March 2017, Akron Children’s Hospital will break ground on a 230,000-square-foot addition to the Considine Professional Building. The new building will bring together all of our outpatient clinics on the Akron campus. Learn more. See photos below and drone footage from the project.
Just a few years ago the incidence of Lyme disease was relatively low in Ohio. But today, it’s a very different story according to Blaise Congeni, MD, director of pediatric infectious disease at Akron Children’s Hospital. “I’m getting calls literally every day related to Lyme disease,” said Dr. Congeni. The statistics are startling: in 2010, […]
Homemade tortilla chips are fun and easy to make – about 25 minutes to prep and cook. Ingredients 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 8-10 corn tortillas 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 cup salsa (optional) Directions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Put the oil in a small bowl and, using a pastry brush, lightly brush the […]
Diabetes can be full of ups and downs – literally. While blood glucose levels can rise, they also can come crashing down. And when they go down too low, your child may experience low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia. If this serious condition is not treated, it can worsen and cause your child to pass out. […]
Milk is the most common food allergy in children, affecting up to 2% of American youth. An allergy to milk is not to be confused with lactose intolerance. When someone is lactose intolerant, they can’t properly digest the sugar found in milk and dairy products. Symptoms include bloating, cramps and stomach pain. A milk allergy, […]