Akron Children’s Hospital hosted a community open house Jan. 25 to debut its new health center at 3807 Friendsville Road in Wooster. The 15,239 square-foot building will give families the convenience of multiple outpatient services under one roof. The open house’s ribbon-cutting ceremony included remarks from the hospital’s president and CEO, Grace Wakulchik. She recognized […]
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Emily Bosler was diagnosed with hypertension at the age of 13. Though she has a strong family history of high blood pressure — both her parents have it — it was a shocking and unexpected diagnosis at such a young age. However, Bosler’s positive and inspiring experience at Akron Children’s Hospital changed her life for […]
We are the Palmer family. We have 5 GREAT reasons to celebrate Chinese New Year. God has created an amazing family for us through adoption. We have 5 amazing daughters all born in China. In July 2019, we were blessed to add Hannah, age 7, to our family. We love traditions and making family memories. […]
Jackson High School sophomore Logan Elliott has overcome many obstacles throughout his short 16 years. Born with club feet, amniotic banding syndrome in his hands and feet, and kyphosis (a spinal disorder where the forward bend of the spine is excessive), his first surgery at 6 months old fused the vertebrae in his spine to […]
Caitlin Brohm wants to make sure that parents and caregivers know what she learned after the loss of her infant daughter, Hazel Grace, due to a virus – HSV2 (herpes simplex viruses). “Even if you don’t take your baby to public places, the people who you let visit you can still get them sick,” Caitlin […]
Recently our daughter, Molly, 1, had outpatient surgery. She had myringotomy, or simply put, ear tube surgery, and upper lip tie surgery. Things could not have gone better! The entire staff was so helpful, patient, accommodating and kind. Originally, we were scheduled to have surgery in January but I called about getting on a cancellation […]