Yesterday’s groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate Akron Children’s future, 7-story critical care tower on its Akron campus generated a lot of buzz.
Archives for May 2013
Some degree of anxiety is healthy and normal for children and adults alike. Anxiety can help motivate us to prepare for an exam or keep us on guard in potentially dangerous situations. It becomes a problem when the fears are unrealistic or irrational and cause a high level of distress that interferes with daily life.
It’s awareness week for a condition called commotio cordis, which occurs in children between the ages of 9 and 15. When a child suffers a blow to the chest, particularly from a ball, he may immediately go into cardiac arrest.
Watch Akron Children’s construction project as it happens with our new Web camera and interactive archive calendar. You can select any date and time to view the site on that day as well as share your favorite image via email, Facebook and Twitter. There’s also a link to a timelapse video in the bottom left-hand corner. Images are updated every 15 minutes to provide a fresh look at the construction site.
Jordan has been growing a little more each day. His language skills are blooming, mobility improving, and he’s becoming more involved in services that are provided to kids who may need a little more assistance blooming into who they are.
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.