Planning for a surge in adult patients during the pandemic taught Akron Children’s Hospital lessons it plans on applying to the level of care it provides for kids. As area hospitals prepared for a potential surge of adult coronavirus patients, Akron Children’s included, the hospital’s pediatric specialists quickly jumped in, ready to serve. “Governor DeWine […]
Chronic illnesses didn’t take a breather during the stay-at-home orders. Just ask Kenny Day, who’s battling Crohn’s Disease. Kenny, 12, of Struthers, and his parents made no fewer than 5 necessary visits to the Akron and Beeghly campuses while most of the state was under quarantine. Three were for overnight stays. “Nobody wants to be […]
Joshua Holcomb jumped at the chance to trade his wheelchair for the wheel of Troy Coughlin, Sr.’s twin-turbo JEGS.com Corvette C7, if even for a few moments. Joshua and other patients enjoyed a visit from Coughlin, Sr. and fellow National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) drivers Troy Coughlin, Jr., JR Todd, Shawn Langdon, and Paige Coughlin […]
Our July “In the Moment” photos saluted old friends, and welcomed new ones. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Meet Kohen. The toddler from Warren got MRSA from an infected pimple and needed emergency surgery. Air Bear rushed him […]
My daughters, 7-year-old Gabby and 6-year-old Lauren, love their American Girl dolls, and they are not by any means shy. So when I asked them if they wanted to go on stage, wear pretty clothes and help kids in our community who are sick, the answer was a resounding “YES!”
The 32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival will take place Nov.23 – Dec. 1 at the John S. Knight Center in Akron. Admission to the festival is free.