Milk is the most common food allergy in children, affecting up to 2% of American youth. An allergy to milk is not to be confused with lactose intolerance. When someone is lactose intolerant, they can’t properly digest the sugar found in milk and dairy products. Symptoms include bloating, cramps and stomach pain. A milk allergy, […]
Superheroes abounded in Akron Children’s Hospital’s top “In the Moment” photos from May, from the tiniest preemies to window washers who delighted young and old alike. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Carter was born with a large mole […]
Whether it’s seeping underneath the door crack at bedtime or casting shadows across the uneaten tuna casserole at dinner time, the glow of an electronic screen seems to be everywhere in the lives of our children. In this Children’s Channel video, Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of outpatient therapy services at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the physical […]
For children with exercise-induced asthma, a mild case of spring fever could turn into a full-blown asthma attack if they do too much too soon when the Spring weather warms. “If your child experiences chest pain, cough, wheezing and other asthma symptoms, the first stop should be your child’s primary care provider,” said Lisa A. […]
When Rose Carlson turned 94, she was looking to shake things up a bit so she decided to start volunteering at Akron Children’s Hospital. Six years later, she’s still a regular at the hospital visitor desk, trading barbs and paperwork with her fellow volunteers.
With words like “natural”, “vegan”, and “gluten-free” showing up more frequently on food packaging, it can be difficult to know which items are actually healthy, and which just have a good marketing plan. In this Children’s Channel video, Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes, […]