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Education, lifestyle are keys to managing diabetes (VIDEO)

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Whether by birth or by lifestyle, diabetes has become a growing concern for children in the United States. In this video, Dr. Cydney Fenton, director of diabetes and endocrinology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the treatment and possible prevention of this chronic disease.

Dry air causes most nosebleeds (VIDEO)

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Contrary to popular belief, it’s best to tip your head forward when you have a nosebleed. In this video, Dr. Corrie Stofcho, a pediatric hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers this tip and other strategies to stop nosebleeds, as well as prevent them from happening.

Immunizations are a child’s best shot at staying healthy (VIDEO)

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In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. P. Cooper White, a pediatrician and director of the Locust Pediatric Care Group at Akron Children’s Hospital, provides an overview of the immunization schedule, including some insight into how it was put together.

Vote to bring photography to cancer patients at Akron Children’s Hospital

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Bring Pablove Shutterbugs: a therapeutic photography program, to Akron Children’s Hospital’s cancer patients. Vote for the hospital at vote.livestrong.org between March 24 and April 11.

Anxiety is more than butterflies and sweaty palms – (VIDEO)

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Sweaty palms and an upset stomach often proceed a classroom presentation or appearance in the school play, but if your child can’t bring himself to leave the house that morning there may be cause for concern.

Finishing touches to New NICU begins

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Now that Akron Children’s has been handed the keys for its new neonatal intensive care unit at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, all of the hard work from the past 18 months will be put into practice.