Our trip to Akron Children’s Hospital in January included more than just Bekah’s eye exam. After leaving Dr. Lawhon’s office, we ran (really ran, it was FREEZING out there) out to the top level of the Locust Street parking garage so we could take a look at the progress the construction crews have been making on the new tower.
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It was an experience 30 years ago that motivated Candy Young and her mother, Delores, to become lifetime supporters of Akron Children’s Hospital.
Don’t let the winter weather keep you cooped up. Inside and outside wintertime play is a great way for kids to get their hearts pumping. In this Fit Minute video, Melody Case, wellness and youth fitness specialist at our Mahoning Valley Campus offers fun, easy-to-do indoor and outdoor exercise tips during wintery weather.
Children who enter kindergarten overweight are 4 times more likely than their average weight counterparts to be overweight or obese in the teen and adult years, according to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Because of her healthcare background and community volunteerism, Meg Lamb was an obvious choice for the community leadership team for Akron Children’s Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center.
Parents often ask me if there’s one type or brand of helmet on the market that I would recommend to help reduce their child’s risk of concussion. You may be surprised to learn that research shows helmet use doesn’t reduce the risk of concussion at all.