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Childhood dream comes true for doctor

Dr. Hord

From the time he was a little boy, Jeffrey Hord said he was going to be a doctor. “I don’t remember saying it, but my mom told me that I always did,” said Dr. Hord, the director of Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.

AAP offers “returning-to-learning” guidelines after a concussion

mom-with-boy-studying

Just as coaches follow return-to-play guidelines when it comes to concussions, the American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines about returning to the classroom as well.

Straight talk on safe sleep

Dr. Miller's 4-month-old daughter, Ellie

Parents work on preparing the baby’s room months before he is born – everything from choosing a theme for the bedding and finding the softest blankets, to color coordinating bumper pads and hanging mobiles. New recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) will actually make this process simpler for parents and safer for babies. […]