LOPen started as a golf outing to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital, but has grown into a weekend of fun that also features multiple concerts and celebrity appearances.
Archives for June 2013
If you’re looking to add a little pop to your backyard Fourth of July celebration, Akron Children’s Hospital encourages you to take every possible safety precaution, or better yet, let the professionals handle it. In this video, burn center education coordinator Becky Mundy, RN, provides some tips to avoid any unwanted fallout from a home fireworks display.
If you’ve been watching the progress of our critical care tower on our Webcam you might have noticed two very large additions to the construction site – a 210-foot and a 230-foot white, tower crane. The smaller one is about as tall as 300 Tonka toy cranes stacked on top of each other! – See […]
Strength training can help young athletes improve their performance and avoid injury, with proper supervision and careful planning. In this video, Dr. Joe Congeni, director of the Sports Medicine Center at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers advice to the parents, coaches and trainers as they guide a child’s athletic development.
Is it just me or does it seem as if Major League Baseball pitchers are getting hit with line drives more often? We’ve had two in the last two months: Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ and Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb.
Letting children settle their own disputes with siblings or peers can teach valuable life lessons, but some situations may warrant a parental referee.