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?
Whether you’re a parent of an infant and toddler or school-age kids and teens, you probably have a zillion questions about your children. What’s normal? What should I expect when my child is sick? When should I call the doctor? You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this section.
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 […]
Following a summer accident, a Canfield family is thankful treatment was available locally. On July 11, 2019, Brock Baker fell out of a tree house, breaking his arm. When his friend called Brock’s mother, Kym, she told him to go to Akron Children’s Hospital Emergency Department in Boardman. Kym works for the hospital as director […]
On June 23, Akron Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the International Institute, held a portable crib and car seat distribution event at the Village of San Tomasso, a 50-unit family housing development for refugee resettlement in the North Hill section of Akron. According to Heather Wuensch, director of community benefit, advocacy and outreach, the hospital’s […]
Getting your teen ready for college is an exciting time with a lot of to-dos. As you tick items off the list, make sure talking with your teen about how to handle the pressures of drug and alcohol use isn’t left unchecked. William Goldman, DO, medical director of the Addiction Services Program at Akron Children’s […]
With summer in full swing, there’s nothing better than a dose of sand and surf to soothe your family’s souls — and your toes. So, pack your sandals, sunscreen, beach toys and bathing suits — and head out for some much-needed fun in the sun. But before you sink your toes into the sand, read […]