The quick thinking of Nancy Delnay, CNP, is just what Elliott Flor needed to get him through a change in his medication regimen from pills to weekly injections for juvenile dermatomyositis. “Elliott is extremely afraid of needles – to the point he would hide under the table,” said the Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Rheumatology. […]
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Sometimes people are put in your lives for a reason; we learned that this year with all that we have been through with our daughter, Tessa. So many people have touched our lives and have helped us during the most difficult time in our lives. Some old friendships were made stronger, while others tended to […]
Despite a perfect pregnancy, Brittany Morse’s little bundle of joy was born 16 weeks early at just 1 pound and 11 ounces. It’s been a long road full of surgeries and prayers the last 6 months in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), but baby Brantley is making big strides and his parents are so […]
Kyle Buzaki taught himself to play golf, but last year the teenager was off his game. He was tired, his stomach hurt, his weight was dropping. He wasn’t himself. When his mother, Sherrie, came home from work, Kyle would be asleep. He struggled through post-season golf tournaments for the Stow-Munroe Falls High School Bulldogs. Sherrie […]
“You made one decision and it saved my life. Love, Deegan.” That’s the sign Amy Scott commissioned as a keepsake to present to her son’s bone marrow donor, who her family was on their way to meet for the first time. The meeting would be at the 2017 Be The Match annual council meeting in […]
10-year-old Brady Ryba of Heritage Elementary School in Medina City Schools took a writing assignment to heart and wanted others to know how the school nurse from Akron Children’s Hospital needs “to be respected.” Medical Assistant Stephanie Rost, who has cared for Brady, was thrilled to see his kind words so she shared with manager […]