With the New Year upon us, Akron Children’s Hospital reflects on the events of 2013. As such, we compiled a list of the Top 10 medical conditions visitors searched most often on our website last year. It came as no surprise that ADHD and diabetes topped our list.
A new study shows that taking an acid reflux drug to control asthma in children with no acid reflux symptoms did not help their asthma, and actually increased their risk for other respiratory problems. The drug, called lansoprazole, is better known by its brand names Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium. Nearly 75 percent of people with […]
Todd and Kelly Blakeslee have three children, who have each been treated at Akron Children’s Hospital. This year, the entire family has signed up to be Change Bandits to raise money for the 2012 “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon, which airs. Feb. 9-11 on 98.1 WKDD. Here, Todd and Kelly share how impressed […]