After 3 years of marriage, Amanda and Vanessa Burke decided they were ready to try their hand at parenting. The women, who reside in Kent, both faced unstable home lives as children and wanted to help families who were struggling, and kids who needed the security of a stable home. In 2014 they made the […]
It’s not unusual for a child to miss a day or two of school with a fever, but if the fever keeps returning with the same symptoms, it may be a sign of something more serious. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses […]
When Lisa Broadway turned 40 this year, she wasted no time scheduling her first mammogram. Fortunately, she always stays on top of her preventative care because the radiologist found breast cancer in one breast.
Within a few days of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Myriad Genetics patent case, Akron Children’s geneticists have already heard from other laboratories offering genetic tests for hereditary cancers at lower prices.
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.
First, I would like to start by saying that it is hard to choose just one story because all of my experiences at Akron Children’s Hospital have been exceptional.