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The big move of our smallest patients (Photo gallery & video)

NICU move from Youngstown to Boardman

Moving 12 medically fragile babies from a NICU in Youngstown to a new one is Boardman takes a great deal of planning and hard work. I’ve been in the meetings and have heard the conversations, but when the day arrived, everyone did their part to make it a smooth transition for baby and our patient families.

Expert offers a few bright ideas for bonfire safety (VIDEO)

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The flicker and roar of a bonfire on a cool fall night is often the stuff of childhood memories — pleasant ones if a little common sense is used when building and enjoying the fire. In this Children’s Channel video podcast, Becky Mundy, RN, a burn center education coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers some […]

Preventing medical errors from happening to your children

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Our children are our most precious gift. As parents, it’s our job to protect them and keep them safe. When our kids get sick, we rely on medical professionals to help guide us through their illness or injury, and to make them well again.

Video: Common sense is the best defense against sunburn

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A day at the beach is often the highlight of a summer vacation, although the memories fade fast if you spend the night in a hotel room soothing the sting of a sunburn. In this Children’s Channel video, Neera Agarwal-Antal, MD, director of pediatric dermatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the steps that can be taken to prevent and treat these painful reminders of your fun in the sun.

Holiday Tree Festival Spotlight: Gateway to Christmas

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For many, Christmas cannot come too soon. It creeps its way into the fall, and many welcome it with open arms. “Gateway to Christmas” ushers in the winter months, while still acknowledging the fall season.

Bring the beauty of the Holiday Tree Festival to your home Decorate your Christmas tree using these simple design tips from the festival’s decorators

A Partidge in a Bear Tree, donated by Akron Children's Hospital Foundation & Cheryl Hrovatic

After hours of pacing through the lot in the cold snow, you’ve found it – the perfect Christmas tree. Once you’ve brought it home, the question is, how should you decorate it? Don’t worry. The experienced decorators at Akron Children’s Holiday Tree Festival are here to help. Lori Reilly, a professional florist and a decorator […]