When Ambrazae was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia at birth, her parents knew they were going to have many obstacles ahead. To show thanks to for the care Ambrazae, 1, has received at Akron Children’s Hospital, she will be participating in a campaign at Giant Eagle stores. The proceeds will benefit Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.
If it seems like there have been a few more empty seats in classrooms and offices lately, it may be another symptom of the early arrival of this year’s seasonal flu bug. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 22,048 flu cases nationwide from September 2012 through the end of […]
While respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) might mean a runny nose and cough for most people, for newborns, the elderly, and others with chronic health conditions, it could be much more dangerous. “Typically, RSV affects almost everyone, from the very young to the very old. If you’ve had a cold this winter, you’ve probably had RSV,” […]
On Jan. 7, our lives were once again flipped upside down. Our son Ean was rushed to the ER at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus because he was having a difficult time breathing. With Ean and Evan being former 27 weekers they have had a lot of respiratory issues and they wheeze a lot. So when the boys […]