For the coming year, Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will sustain its Reach Out and Read efforts through $10,000 in funding from an Early Literacy Reading Grant of more than $77,000 recently awarded to the region.
Archives for October 2014
It was a day of non-stop grinning for 11 year-old Jacob Sypert from Niles, the latest “Pilot for a Day” at the 910th Airlift Wing in Vienna.
In a recently released study, I was thrilled to see there are significant advantages for young women who play sports. Not only does exercise improve a young woman’s health, but it also prepares her for victory in the future.
For the past 2 years, children have been leaving Haiti – 2 at a time a few times a year – to come to Akron Children’s to have their heart defects repaired. But for each of these life-saving procedures we have performed, there are hundreds of children back in Haiti waiting for their turn. In many cases, time runs out.
In recent weeks, we’ve seen some severe sports injuries. Cleveland Browns’ Alex Mack broke his leg and Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant just suffered what’s known as a Jones fracture, just to name a few. A Jones fracture occurs an inch or two down the fifth metatarsal, or the bone on the outside of the […]
On Oct. 24, Akron Children’s Hospital announced the name of its new medical building on the Akron campus: the Kay Jewelers Pavilion.
The new building was named in recognition of Kay® Jewelers continued support and recent $10 million gift towards the “Building on the Promise” capital campaign. The gift is the largest in Akron Children’s history.