Preparing a child for college can present challenges for both parent and student. In this Children’s Channel video, Julie Wyatt, CNP, an adolescent medicine nurse practitioner at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers some practical tips to help ensure your college-bound child leaves the nest with more than a wing and a prayer.
Belly aches and bright red blood in the urine are signs that your child may have kidney stones. In this Children’s Channel video, Kirsten Kusumi, MD, a pediatric nephrologist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of this treatable, but painful condition.
For teenagers, the scars left by acne may sometimes be more than skin deep. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephen Sondike, MD, medical director of adolescent medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses addresses the physical and emotional treatments for this teenage malady.
New arrivals and new hope were among the many memorable moments at Akron Children’s Hospital in January. Each month, this blog will feature a recap of the top “In the Moment” photos from the previous month. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those […]
Milk can be a good source of calcium for children and their growing bones, but dairy products are also a common cause of food allergies. “Among children younger than 3 years old, 2-3 percent are allergic to milk,” said Lisa A. Jones RN, BSN, AE-C, Asthma and EZ Breathing Program Coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital. […]
Between going to school all day and cold, dark evenings, kids spend much of the winter indoors, in close quarters with pets, bugs, germs and other asthma triggers. The arrival of the holiday season may often add mold, dust and smoke to the mix. Lisa A. Jones RN, BSN, AE-C, an Asthma and EZ Breathing […]