Akron Children’s Doggie Brigade has been wagging its way into the hearts of patient families and staff since 1992. And now, Doggie Brigade fans can learn more about this group of caring dogs through a dedicated section of Akron Children’s website.
Archives for January 2015
Portland Trail Blazers center LaMarcus Aldridge – probably one of the top 10 players in the NBA – is suffering from a torn ligament in his thumb. He was scheduled to have surgery, but decided against it. Though holding off surgery won’t threaten his career, it could threaten his team’s play-off performance.
Although North Hill resident Vera Carano hasn’t been making socks as long as brands like Hanes®, her one-of-kind baby booties are just as well known at Akron Children’s Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit.
The 2014 Holiday Tree Festival raised a record-breaking $300,000 to benefit patient programs at Akron Children’s. The amount was announced at a thank you luncheon on Jan. 14 for the volunteers. Since it began in 1982, the Holiday Tree Festival has raised $5 million for the hospital.
I worked at Akron Children’s for 3 years before I decided to stay home with my children this past July. I always felt as an employee that we went above and beyond for our patients and families, but didn’t realize exactly how much until both my daughters (ages 3 and 5) had to undergo surgery
With indoor sports at the peak of season, especially wrestling, common rashes and infections are abundant this time of year. The ones we see time and time again are ringworm, herpes and bacterial infections, such as impetigo and MRSA. Though they’re fairly easy to treat — many with oral antibiotics — they are highly contagious […]