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Meet palliative care volunteer Meg Lamb

Meg Lamb

Because of her healthcare background and community volunteerism, Meg Lamb was an obvious choice for the community leadership team for Akron Children’s Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center.

Idiopathic scoliosis is serious, treatable condition (VIDEO)

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Although there are typically no signs or symptoms, a severe curvature of the spine can affect a teen’s quality of life as they grow into adulthood.

NICU nurse reunited with a patient after 23 years

Kevin recently reunited with Mary Kay Walsh, RN, who took care of him when he was in the NICU 23 years ago.

Denise Mitchell was about 6 months pregnant when she began having complications during her pregnancy. A visit to the doctor led her to be diagnosed with HELLP syndrome, a life-threatening condition to both mother and baby.

Parents play key role in diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (VIDEO)

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Research has shown that parents are right 85 percent of the time when they think their child has a health concern. In this video, Dr. John Duby, director of developmental-behavioral pediatrics at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses how a parent’s input plays a key role in the proper diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.

Identification is first step to treating autism spectrum disorders – (VIDEO)

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Although their cause is unknown, autism spectrum disorders affect about 1 in 88 children. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. John Duby, director of developmental-behavioral pediatrics at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares the signs and symptoms that a child may be affected by one of these developmental disorders.

New mobile app helps childhood cancer survivors stay healthy

New mobile app helps childhood cancer survivors stay healthy

About 13,500 children in the United States are diagnosed with cancer each year, according to the Children’s Oncology Group. Although the number of diagnoses hasn’t declined in nearly 20 years, the overall survival rate has increased from 10 percent just 40 years ago to nearly 80 percent today.