Snuff out secondhand smoke

Thinking of lighting up? Before you strike that match, you might want to know that cigarette smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, including hundreds that are toxic. About 70 of these chemicals have been linked to cancer. “For children and others around you who breathe in the secondhand smoke, the effects may be even more […]

Ease your child’s indoor allergies with these top 10 tips

As the autumn air becomes increasingly chilly, children tend to spend more time indoors. While this gives them a break from the pollens that cause outdoor allergies, the sneezing may continue if they have trouble with indoor allergies.

OMNOVA president’s dance performance fueled by passion

Theresa Carter, president of the OMNOVA Solution Foundation, is just one of the many Akron celebrities who will participate in the 4th annual fundraiser for the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Akron Children’s Hospital.

Pack your child’s school lunches with fun, creativity and nutrition – (VIDEO)

A healthy lunch can play a role in your child’s success at school. In this Children’s Channel video, Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers a lunch bag full of creative and nutritious ideas.

Virtual 5K: Support the 2nd annual Emily’s Sparkle Sprint

Twelve-year-old Emily Kungli plans to raise as much money as she can for the 2nd annual Emily’s Sparkle Sprint. Named in her honor, this year’s event has taken the online route and become a virtual 5k to raise funds for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Akron Children’s Hospital (PICU).

Simon says: Support the 9th annual Walk for Babies

Join the Conger family for the annual event at Canal Park on Sun., Oct. 4. All proceeds benefit the Walk for Babies fund to assist families in the NICU at Akron Children’s Hospital.