When we think of “kidney stones,” the image of the typical patient is usually not of a fresh-faced first grader. But Blakely Kopatz, 6, who has recently had 2 surgeries, proves that kidney stones are not just an ailment of adulthood. Akron Children’s Hospital has created a new service – a Pediatric Kidney Stone Clinic […]
Last year, 13-year-old Kiarah Harris’ life was anything but calm as she fought a life-threatening case of pneumonia at Akron Children’s Hospital. It was during this time that doctors diagnosed her with a chronic, auto-immune disorder.