McKenna Cain was a typical, busy 1-year-old girl. She spent her days trying to master new skills, whether that meant walking the entire length of the family room, speaking her first words or successfully tackling 1 of her 4 older brothers. Her personality was beginning to shine and she was reaching new milestones — socially, […]
Akron Children’s is leading other pediatric hospitals in a new approach to surgical care that integrates best practices and standardizes patient care from the time surgery is scheduled through discharge and follow-up after surgery. Known as the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH), this model of care ensures each child is in the best health possible and […]
Kathy Reddinger is not exactly sure when or how it started, but 24 years later it resulted in a donation of $1,003 to Akron Children’s Hospital. Kathy owned and operated the restaurant and bar, Bag the Moon, for the last 26 years. The bar was located on Kelley’s Island and was a popular hangout for […]
Just as the incidence of kidney stones in kids is on the rise, more children and teens are also developing gallstones. In both cases, the problem is largely diet related. With gallstones, the solution is usually surgery to remove the gallbladder, a small, pear-shaped pouch in the upper right abdomen. “It’s absolutely on the rise, […]
My son has had 15 surgeries at Akron Children’s Hospital. He was born with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia and was told he had less than a 5% chance of survival. I cannot say how much I love the doctors and nurses in this hospital. They helped heal my son. Here is a video they created.
Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley received a $25,000 grant from The Youngstown Foundation to help fund renovation costs associated with the opening of our pediatric surgery center at the Beeghly campus in Boardman. “We are very grateful for the support of the The Youngstown Foundation,” said JoAnn Stock, director of Development for Akron Children’s Hospital […]