On the one hand, the most recent data (2014) shows Ohio’s infant mortality rate has improved – previously ranked 45th to now 38th overall in the U.S. On the other, it shows Ohio’s African American population infant mortality rate continues to be more than twice that of Caucasians, ranking dead last in the nation. […]
Moving 12 medically fragile babies from a NICU in Youngstown to a new one is Boardman takes a great deal of planning and hard work. I’ve been in the meetings and have heard the conversations, but when the day arrived, everyone did their part to make it a smooth transition for baby and our patient families.
The flicker and roar of a bonfire on a cool fall night is often the stuff of childhood memories — pleasant ones if a little common sense is used when building and enjoying the fire. In this Children’s Channel video podcast, Becky Mundy, RN, a burn center education coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers some […]
Our children are our most precious gift. As parents, it’s our job to protect them and keep them safe. When our kids get sick, we rely on medical professionals to help guide us through their illness or injury, and to make them well again.
A day at the beach is often the highlight of a summer vacation, although the memories fade fast if you spend the night in a hotel room soothing the sting of a sunburn. In this Children’s Channel video, Neera Agarwal-Antal, MD, director of pediatric dermatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the steps that can be taken to prevent and treat these painful reminders of your fun in the sun.
For many, Christmas cannot come too soon. It creeps its way into the fall, and many welcome it with open arms. “Gateway to Christmas” ushers in the winter months, while still acknowledging the fall season.