National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that we all need vaccines throughout our lives.
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For the first 5 years of his life, Mitchell Pallotta was a patient at Akron Children’s Hospital. To support other patients at Akron Children’s, and to say thanks for the great care he received, Mitchell has signed up to be a Change Bandit to raise money for the “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon, which airs Feb. 13-15 on 98.1 WKDD.
With cold and flu season upon us, it’s likely that your child will start coming down with routine bugs and other illnesses. As a parent, it’s often difficult to know when you should call the doctor, especially if your child is too young to tell you what’s wrong.
Two teams from Akron Children’s participated in the Cleveland Triathlon to honor a patient with cerebral palsy.
Our children are our most precious gift. As parents, it’s our job to protect them and keep them safe. When our kids get sick, we rely on medical professionals to help guide us through their illness or injury, and to make them well again.
Many things are running through a parent’s mind this time of year. Back-to-school chaos and excitement are beginning, but a simple checklist can keep everyone on track and set the tone for the year – parents and kids alike. Pediatrician Jennifer Dwyer shares how her family is getting ready for a healthy, safe and happy start to the school year.