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Kids and Diabetes: Keep an Eye on Your Child’s Vision

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People who have diabetes are at higher risk of developing eye complications. Fortunately, you can help prevent problems.

Know the role of long-term asthma control medications

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While many people breathe a sigh of relief when spring arrives, the 7 million American children who have asthma may simply find it more difficult to breathe. Spring ushers in the pollen season, which may trigger allergies that lead to asthma.

FDA issues new drug-labeling requirements for pregnant, nursing women

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is setting new labeling requirements on prescription drugs and biological products that detail potential risks to pregnant and nursing women. The new requirements, which go into effect June 30, do not apply to over-the-counter medications.

How to Manage Your Child’s Diabetes while Traveling

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When your child has diabetes, traveling requires extra thought. To keep plans on track, be prepared for unexpected problems or schedule changes. Then relax and enjoy a wonderful family vacation!

New special care nursery in Warren enables family to stay close to home

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Being close to home has many advantages. Especially when you’re a new, first-time mother with a newborn in compromised health. Kara Stan and Matthew DiBattiste’s little boy, Jude DiBattiste, was the first patient in the newly opened Akron Children’s Hospital special care nursery inside St. Joseph Warren Hospital. And the facility’s proximity to Stan’s home […]

Our favorite photos: May 2015

Jack's smile makes us smile. Learn more about how palliative care helps families like the Cleavengers to cope with chronic and complex conditions. http://bit.ly/1HsDLuk

Social media is so fast-paced we’d hate for you to miss some of our best photos. Here are a few from May.