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Compassion overshadows difficult blood draw for New Philadelphia family

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As an employee of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics’ New Philadelphia office, I already know what a wonderful group of people I work with. And as a parent of an ACHP patient I know I am blessed to have so many people on staff at our pediatrician’s office  who truly care about my children. My son, Aaron […]

Up and Down, In and Out… of the hospital

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One thing we’ve learned is that if doctors say there is a slight chance something might happen, it will happen with Harper. We see more specialists at Akron Children’s Hospital than I ever thought possible.

Love my pediatrician at Solon ACHP office

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I love the office staff, nurses, and doctors at the Solon location. They are always very accommodating and take your concerns seriously. They always seen to make time for your questions.

Showering expectant moms with knowledge, safety tips

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Akron Children’s collaborated with Safe Kids Summit County and Summit County Public Health to present the 2nd Annual Baby Shower for high-risk expectant mothers recently.

Mumps are anything but swell (VIDEO)

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Although vaccines have nearly eliminated this once common childhood disease in the U.S., mumps is still a concern throughout much of the undeveloped world, and has had several recent outbreaks stateside.

What parents should know about pinkeye

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Pinkeye, or conjunctivitis, means just that: Your eye is pink. So, there can be many causes for a pink or reddish eye. Anything from seasonal allergies to lodged foreign bodies to bacterial and viral infections can cause irritation in a child’s eye.