Working for Akron Children’s is a win-win for Dr. Aaron Sweeney. He gets the opportunity to blend his love of pediatric medicine with his passion for all-things sports. As our newest pediatrician and sports medicine physician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Boardman, Dr. Sweeney is living out his dream to treat children and teens with […]
Many things are running through a parent’s mind this time of year. Back-to-school chaos and excitement are beginning, but a simple checklist can keep everyone on track and set the tone for the year – parents and kids alike. Pediatrician Jennifer Dwyer shares how her family is getting ready for a healthy, safe and happy start to the school year.
As young people return to public spaces and social situations, an Akron Children’s Hospital child psychiatrist cautions parents and caregivers to be mindful of new stressors that trigger anxiety-related responses. “With any age child, the anxiety can present with undesired behaviors, including significant tantrums,” said Dr. Laura Markley, medical director, Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry. “It is important […]
Growing up, Dr. Wendy Millis dreamed of becoming a lawyer. Though her life and desires ultimately took a different path, she is still living out her dream of advising, advocating and partnering with families to positively impact their lives through medicine. As our newest pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Lorain, Dr. Millis is honored […]
Technology has offered us new ways to connect with friends and family, and it’s also providing families with another way to get to know a primary care provider. Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics and the Locust Pediatric Care Group now offer free provider interviews via telehealth. “We know choosing the right primary care provider for a […]
As coaches, parents and teammates balance the risk-reward of keeping sports seasons during the pandemic, they also need to make sure teams rally around players who step forward if they have COVID-19 symptoms rather than blaming them for missed practices or team quarantine. “It’s important that we all take a step-back and focus on the […]