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 […]
Tyler Jordan’s family first came to Akron Children’s when he was 8 years old to be treated for cerebral palsy, because its Boardman location was close to their home in Niles. His mom, Glenna, remembers being told when Tyler was born that he would never walk, talk, etc. We are happy to say Tyler, now […]
The kitchen can be home to a little fun with the kids, especially on those really hot days. In this video, Akron Children’s dietitian Lindsay Bailey shows how to get the entire family involved in putting together a quick, healthy treat. Recipe Ingredients Skewers Cherry or grape tomatoes Basil Cherry-sized mozzarella balls Olive Oil Balsamic vinegar Salt […]
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.