At Akron Children’s Hospital, it’s often the small moments that make the biggest difference – from cheering on kids who’ve overcome obstacles to learn to walk, to everyday office visits where we’re able to convince nervous youngsters that their pediatrician is a friend. These are the wide range of experiences we try to capture on […]
Thinking of lighting up? Before you strike that match, you might want to know that cigarette smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, including hundreds that are toxic. About 70 of these chemicals have been linked to cancer. “For children and others around you who breathe in the secondhand smoke, the effects may be even more […]
Kylie Rose Kickin’ Cancer is a 26-page paperback featuring illustrations by Bree Young and photos of Kylie and some of her own thoughts. For example, next to a photo of Kylie undergoing radiation is a note in her own handwriting which says, “I had to stay still.”
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers helped kick off National Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month with some special treatment for cancer survivors during the Mahoning Valley’s 4th Annual Kid’s Hematology/Oncology Awareness Celebration.
If you saw Molly Norris chasing a soccer ball or celebrating a win with her teammates on Manchester High School girls’ soccer team, you would never know the she has been facing serious health challenges since age 2.
Rob Bell, a 39-year-old U.S. Army logistics supervisor, and Lexie Hodges, 20, are forever connected as he selflessly donated his bone marrow to her 6 years ago. They just met this past May.