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Saving Saige – Akron Children’s doctors find heart defect in the nick of time

Dr. Chandrakant Patel examines Saige.

Dr. Kathryn Helmuth, an Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) physician, who was rounding in the nursery, heard a murmur in a newborn that caused her some concern. The baby was diagnosed with a condition called pulmonary atresia.

The road leading to the light at the end of the tunnel

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From sepsis to open heart surgery to getting the breathing tube removed, a lot has happened to Harper Cunningham in the weeks she has been in the PICU.

Akron Children’s PICU became a home away from home

Savannah with Dr. Vivek.

Our little miracle, Savannah, or as she would come to be known by her nickname, Savvy G, was born last July weighing a mere 1 lb., 2 oz. On Jan. 19, she aspirated fluids into her lungs and we took her to Akron Children’s Hospital.

Akron Children’s saved our son’s life

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My son has had multiple visits and extended stays at Akron Children’s. He has a condition that requires multiple specialists as well.

Grant will help prevent brain injury in kids

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Nairmeen Haller remembers the long days in Akron Children’s critical care unit and the uncertainty of knowing the long-term health of her then 2-year-old son, David, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2006.

Young and Hardy-Gomez named Nurses of the Year

Deborah Young, RN (left) and Marlene Hardy-Gomez, CNP, are the winners of the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards.

Deborah Young, RN, and Marlene Hardy-Gomez, CNP, have been named March of Dimes Nurse of the Year. Young works in Ask Children’s and Hardy-Gomez in Palliative Care.