Though the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission banned lead as an ingredient in paint in 1978, it still can be found lurking in our environment — perhaps scarier, our kids’ environment. The majority of exposures come from inside our homes from things like dust, dishware, toys, water that is passed through lead pipes and, of […]
Two days a week, Maddie Davidson travels through the halls of the Locust Pediatric Care Group (LPCG) carrying an oversized toothbrush and model of the mouth. When patients have a few minutes before or after their appointment, she uses the opportunity to demonstrate proper brushing and flossing and answers questions about dental health.
Akron Children’s collaborated with Safe Kids Summit County and Summit County Public Health to present the 2nd Annual Baby Shower for high-risk expectant mothers recently.
It wasn’t long after Karen Ingram of Akron Children’s Locust Pediatric Care Group noticed a few refugee families in need that she took matters into her own hands. As a mother herself,she felt compelled to help these families whose children were in desperate need of the most basic necessities.
In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. P. Cooper White, a pediatrician and director of the Locust Pediatric Care Group at Akron Children’s Hospital, provides an overview of the immunization schedule, including some insight into how it was put together.
Milk may do a body good, but it’s not the only way to balance a child’s diet. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Joel Davidson, a pediatrician at Akron Children’s Locust Pediatric Care Group, discusses the benefits of milk, as well as some alternatives that may offer the same nutritional support.