As COVID-19 continues to alter everyday routines and social dynamics, studies are finding the mental stress, or feelings of isolation, fear, anxiety and depression, brought on by the pandemic are also impacting the mental well-being of children. The good news is that although we have to wait for a COVID-19 vaccination, we don’t have to […]
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.
Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Austintown now has four times the number of exam rooms at its Austintown location to serve the growing need for pediatric care in the area. An extensive addition to the building, which expanded the space to three times its previous size, is now complete. The site, located at 5480 Norquest […]
When the days get shorter and the temperatures lower, families look forward to the warmth and light that the holidays bring. But with the U.S. and world still facing the COVID-19 pandemic, Akron Children’s Hospital doctors say it’s important for families to seriously weigh the risks of their usual gatherings this year. And it might […]
On May 1, 2020, final regulations for the 21st Century CURES Act were signed into law allowing patients to begin to get increased on-demand access to information within their medical records. The purpose of the CURES Act is to improve transparency and access to information patients need to make informed health-care decisions. At Akron Children’s, […]
Akron Children’s is working hard to add services and bring families the latest MyChart tools to make managing their children’s health simple, swift and stress free. In MyChart’s latest upgrade on Nov. 11, families can expect a new homepage that includes alerts and actions for all patient accounts, as well as more consistency across the […]
High-risk asthma patients at Akron Children’s who live in Summit, Medina and Portage counties are eligible for a collaborative program that is bridging the gap between the hospital and home to help families identify and address potential environmental asthma triggers. Known as the Managing Asthma Triggers at Home (MATH) Program, it’s a collaboration between Akron […]