For parents, learning their child has cancer is probably the most difficult, heart-wrenching thing to hear. And, it’s happening more often than you think. After accidents, cancer is the second-leading cause of death in children ages 1 to 14, according to the American Cancer Society. “It’s likely you know someone whose child has cancer,” said […]
An inoperable brain tumor might have taken Hannah Tringhese’s sight, but it certainly didn’t affect her vision. Six-year-old Hannah Tringhese had just been through the toughest 8-day stretch one might imagine. In the week leading up to Easter 2016, she started going blind while sitting in her kindergarten classroom. Days later, doctors discovered she had […]
Childhood friendship may come and go, and seem superficial from an adult point of view. But don’t underestimate the value of friends to a young person’s well-being. In fact, a study published in Child Development in August found that strong adolescent friendships can have a positive effect on mental health for years to come. Those […]
Although a vegetarian diet can be healthy at any age, parents should take special care when going meat-free with their still-growing children. In this Children’s Channel video, Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes, offers some tasty and nutritious alternatives.
When Katie Koblenzer Orendorf woke up on July 26, 2016 with sharp pains, she thought she had pulled her back golfing the day before. Luckily she went to Cleveland Clinic Akron General because, at 26 weeks pregnant with twins, she was going into labor. A hospital resident told her they were going to administer a […]
“They’re an instant party.” That’s how Brian Baddorf described his quadruplets, 3 girls and a boy, as they entertained themselves frolicking around furnishings in the lobby of Kay Jewelers Pavilion. “It doesn’t matter what toys or objects they have, they just make believe. They just talk to each other for hours on end,” Brian said. […]