When you hear the word addiction, many parents immediately think of cigarettes, and drug and alcohol abuse. But, there is a wide range of compulsive behaviors that kids can excessively use to the point of disrupting their daily lives. For some families today, parents are seeing an out-of-control attachment to technology use, such as compulsive […]
Archives for July 2021
Like a story out of Greek mythology, Pano Tsarouhas’s cancer journey started in Greece, but his battle with Ewing’s sarcoma was defeated in Ohio. While on vacation in Greece, Pano came down with a fever. After returning home, he had an appointment at Pediatrics of Akron expecting an antibiotic would help him feel better. “Dr. […]
Winning is exhilarating. There’s no feeling quite like it when your team’s playing well and beating the competition. Unfortunately, it’s not always fun and games. As with anything in life, losing and some amount of stress are part of almost any competitive sports program. Maybe it’s pressure from the coach or a parent expecting you […]
What happens when ear tubes fall out or move? When should they fall out? What if there’s mucus, blood or other drainage and leakage issues?
Burns are one of the most painful injuries to treat and require specialized treatment in a center, such as Akron Children’s Hospital’s Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute. Akron Children’s researchers discovered a method for growing human skin in a laboratory in 1974, and that commitment to offering patients state-of-the-art burn care continues nearly […]
Abigail Dinh is just the woman to blaze the trail as Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley’s first certified nurse practitioner in perioperative surgery to screen children for upcoming operations. While the hospital’s main campus has always provided perioperative evaluations, patient families in Boardman can now receive this service in their community. Prior to joining the […]