For hospital president and CEO Bill Considine, every day at Akron Children’s feels like a birthday, a gift shared with staff, patients and families. And while he plans to celebrate his own milestone birthday with family and close friends, he took a few moments to share his thoughts on the occasion with his extended hospital […]
For an avid reader and aspiring writer like Preston Coblenz, it only seemed natural to thank the doctor who fixed his ears, Akron Children’s Hospital plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Ananth Murthy, with the gift of a homemade book detailing the experience. We invite you to sit in while Preston reads the book to his […]
“No” may not have been the first word your child learned, but some days it may seem like the only word she remembers. In this Children’s Channel video, Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of outpatient therapy services at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers some strategies for parenting a child through some of the more challenging times.
Got hay fever? Actually, this annoying condition has little to do with hay or fever. It’s an old term that refers to the symptoms people experience when they have fall allergies or allergic rhinitis. The main culprits are ragweed and mold. “If your child reacts to these fall allergens, you may wish the season never […]
Friendships and memories were sprinkled throughout our August “In the Moment” photos. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) had a reason to celebrate. They were ranked #35 by U.S. News and World […]
It’s a historical event and everyone wants to see it. On August 21, many Americans will be able to observe a full or partial eclipse. A solar eclipse is when the moon covers any part of our view of the sun. But is watching the eclipse safe for kids? “On a normal sunny day, our eyes naturally […]