According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), human papillomavirus (HPV) causes about 31,500 cases of cancer in men and women every year. In this Children’s Channel video, Megan Woodward, MD, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Alliance, discusses how the HPV vaccine can protect teens and young adults against several strains of this potentially-deadly […]
From swinging and swaddling to car rides and vacuum cleaners, soothing a crying infant sometimes requires the whole bag of tricks. In this Children’s Channel video, Megan Woodward, MD, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Alliance, discusses these and several other strategies parents can try to dry their little one’s eyes.
Immunizations, lab work and nagging questions about your child’s health are all great reasons to schedule a well visit. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, discusses the impact of these trips to the doctor’s office on a child’s growth and development.
When she was a resident at Akron Children’s, Megan Litman, MD, got bit by the running bug. She started out running for fun and for her health, even participating in the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series on relay teams and in a half marathon. Four years and a medical degree later, Dr. Litman […]
New physician, Dr. Jessica Tattershall, isn’t afraid of hard work – from becoming the first in her family to graduate from college to fixing up an old house to save money for medical school – or the satisfaction that comes with a job well done. It’s this same drive and ambition that motivates her today […]
Before Dr. Yolanda Moore-Forbes was caring for kids at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, she had the opportunity to showcase her skills as a physician on an episode of the former PBS hit Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. While she was a good neighbor on the show, Dr. Moore-Forbes feels more at home in our North Canton office […]