If 1 in 2,000 girls are born with Turner Syndrome, the odds of two little girls with Turner Syndrome meeting each other in line at their kindergarten orientation must be, well, too serendipitous for even the oddsmakers. Four years later, Marlie Workman and Madison Pritt are third graders, BFFs and self-described “butterfly sisters” navigating life […]
While most children switch from pediatric doctors to adult ones around the age of 18, 30-year-old Becky Boyd still comes to Akron Children’s Hospital for specialized treatment for her congenital heart disease. She’s part of a group of adults who receive treatment at Akron Children’s adult congenital heart disease program. “The doctors found out when […]
When Andrew Testa was born in June 1995, his parents, Joe and Lisa, of Green, thought they had a healthy baby boy on their hands. Little did they know their world was about to change. A routine checkup at 4 months old revealed Andrew had a heart murmur, which earned him a referral to Akron Children’s cardiology department.
During the nine months of pregnancy no one noticed a thing wrong with any ultrasounds or the baby’s heartbeat.
Raising and showing dairy cows is a big part of the Mazzaro family’s life. Tom and his wife, Charity, live on a 5-acre spread in Williamsfield, Ohio, with their four kids. From spring to fall, they’re often on the road, heading to the next show or county fair. Tom, who majored in dairy science at […]