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Study reaffirms there really is no place like home (Video)

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As healthcare continues to shift toward providing care closer to home, or in the home, the Family Child Learning Center (FCLC) has begun to take a closer look at where their services are provided.

Dashing toward a cancer cure

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The Showers Family Foundation is encouraging the community to fight for a cure with Cash Dash for Cancer, an online fundraising campaign that will take place Aug. 23 – 25. The foundation plans to match every dollar donated online by the public and donations will go toward cancer research. The money will go toward cancer research at Akron Children’s Hospital.

We’re Walking for Bekah

Rebekah in NICU at Akron Children's Hospital

Before Bekah was born I thought that the March of Dimes simply funded research. As Bekah’s 10-week NICU stay progressed, I was able to see just how much more than research the March of Dimes does. Not only does the March of Dimes help premature babies by providing funds for research, but it also helps premature babies by helping the families of those babies.

Research to test whether magnetic device can reduce surgeries in early onset scoliosis

Dr. Todd Ritzman shows off a prototype of new spinal device

It’s exciting to see how far an idea can go. Yesterday, at a press conference in downtown Akron, an idea was unveiled – an idea that has the potential to help children, advance medical science, and create jobs. The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) announced the formation of APTO Orthopaedics, the first medical device […]