Editor’s note: Dr. Robinson passed away July 24, 2017. Read the obituary. “There are no limits but the sky” Don Quixote – Cervantes For years a statue of Don Quixote overlooked a desk piled high with microscope slides and stacks of articles. Like the statue, its owner is a little more worn around the edges […]
I found out when I was about 20 weeks pregnant that Addison had a 2-vessel umbilical cord (SUA = single umbilical artery). All of the level 2 scans and high-risk doctors said she looked perfect, but we wouldn’t know until after she was born.
Actress Angelina Jolie revealed May 13 in the New York Times that she quietly had a preventive double mastectomy after a genetic test showed she carries a mutation in the hereditary breast/ovarian cancer gene BRCA1.
While colon cancer may be the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women, caught in time, it can be a very preventable disease. During National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, held each year in March, the Genetic Center at Akron Children’s Hospital encourages adults to learn more about their risk for this disease.
This is a story of a remarkable child named Owen. He was born via planned C-section with no major complications at birth.
Fourteen years ago I was a young mother of my first child. After an emergency c-section, Kegan was taken to Akron Children’s Hospital for respiratory problems.