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When and how to use short-term asthma control medications

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Now that school is out, it may be a little bit easier to get the kids out of bed in the morning. The final days of school spent battling spring fever while taking exams have been replaced by swimming, playing ball and just running around the backyard in search of adventure. But for as many […]

Know the role of long-term asthma control medications

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While many people breathe a sigh of relief when spring arrives, the 7 million American children who have asthma may simply find it more difficult to breathe. Spring ushers in the pollen season, which may trigger allergies that lead to asthma.

At Flying Horse Farms, kids with asthma enjoy camping fun without medical worries

Scheduled in 2015 for July 26-31, the camp is being offered in partnership with Akron Children’s Hospital, which helps to ensure that your child receives the medical care they need.

Online Rewind: Top 10 YouTube videos of 2014

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Celebrities, superheroes and childhood health concerns were on the minds of visitors to Akron Children’s YouTube channel in 2014. The channel recorded a record 213,318 views. Here are our top 10 most viewed videos for the year. 1. Pertussis (Whooping Cough) 2. Second Set of Mono Mono Twins Arrive (WEWS) 3. Breastfeeding in Public 4. […]

Akron Children’s sees rise in respiratory infections

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A spike in acute respiratory illness in children seems to be coinciding with the back-to-school season, and a small number of cases have been more severe.

Kent girl will take her zest for life to visit Capitol Hill

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The little girl who pushed herself out of her wheelchair to cross the finish line at the 2013 Cleveland Triathlon on her own 2 feet is ready for her next big adventure – meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Madelyne Williams, 9, of Kent, Ohio, will represent Akron Children’s Hospital at this year’s “Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day” June 24, sponsored by the Children’s Hospital Association.