On April 2 more than 600 students from Kent State University, The University of Akron and Walsh University spent their Saturday dancing to raise money for Akron Children’s Hospital. Their dedication brought in a combined donation of more than $65,000. Brittany Costa, associate coordinator of special projects for Akron Children’s Foundation, says that for her […]
It’s for the kids. It’s a simple, but meaningful sentiment that is echoed throughout Akron Children’s Hospital’s volunteer department, and it’s a sentiment that unites Keith Baker, Mark Geschke and Nora Houser despite their different volunteer roles. Keith Baker started his volunteer experience at Akron Children’s about 13 years ago. On Wednesdays, he helps at […]
Although it may look like a tiny spider bite at first, a methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection can spread quickly a be difficult to treat. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Corrie Stofcho, a pediatric hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the symptoms and treatment of this potentially dangerous disease.
If red sores appear on your child’s face, it may be the first sign that she’s come down with impetigo. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Denise Lopez Domowicz, a pediatric hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital, gives advice about how to prevent and treat this relatively common skin infection in children.
A recent study that looked at herniated disc injuries in NBA players pointed out an interesting fact: Out of basketball’s 5 positions, center was the No. 1 position for disc injuries and these players were most likely to require surgery. Point guards were the least likely to suffer this injury.
Despite its clunky sounding name, hand, foot and mouth disease provides an accurate description of the rash that is a common symptom. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Wendy Van Ittersum, a pediatric hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses this rash and other symptoms, and how parents can help ease their child’s symptoms.