This time, the tears on Air Bear were happy ones

Luke Holko, aboard Akron Children’s transport helicopter Air Bear, made a celebratory landing at Eastwood Field, home of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Sunday. Sadly, Luke’s first ride on Air Bear was 6 years ago today, leaving the ballpark for Akron Children’s after a line drive fractured his skull. Luke has made a remarkable recovery and […]

NICU reunion set for June 20 at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus

Some 300 NICU graduates, their families and NICU and special care nursery doctors and staff are expected to attend Akron Children’s first NICU reunion in the Mahoning Valley on June 20 at our Beeghly campus. Reservations are requested by June 1 for this free event.

Amateur radio club patches in Mahoning Valley patients to Santa

Volunteers from the Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association made their annual rounds recently at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus in Boardman. The radio operators visited nearly 20 children in the ER and on patient floors carrying novel-looking radio equipment patched directly into the “North Pole.”

New overuse injury impacts young pitchers

Dr. Christopher Liebig, a sports medicine specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the importance of pitch counts and proper mechanics for young pitchers on a recent WFMJ-TV news segment.

Akron Children’s Beeghly campus makes 6th anniversary merry

From carols and cookies to sharing their lists with Santa, guests at “A Children’s Holiday” tree lighting and 6th anniversary celebration helped Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley make its year end magical. Held on Dec. 4 in the atrium of Building C on the Beeghly campus, the free event brought the community together for an evening […]

Healthy holiday eating can be a piece of cake … or not (VIDEO)

From grandma’s chocolate chip cookies to the sweet cranberry sauce ladled across most of the dining table, the holidays present special challenges when trying to watch how much and what you eat.