Fire Truck Day is all about celebrating the recovery of the campers, all burn survivors, at the Aluminum Cans for Burned Children (ACBC) Burn Camp. This annual event has been taking place since the mid ’80s, and from what we can tell, is unique to us. We’ve never heard of another event like ours. You […]
The memory that sticks with Sarah Traw was the calming effect the Air Bear medical helicopter crew had on her after it arrived at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Sarah’s 9-year-old child, Jocelyn, had been hit by a pickup truck July 1 while riding a bike in front of their house in Mineral Ridge, […]
Developed to help adults quit smoking, Juuls and other e-cigarettes are finding an audience in teens who are experimenting with nicotine for the first time. In this Children’s Channel video, Crystal Cole, MD, an adolescent medicine specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares the impact these devices may be having on young adults.
KeyBank Foundation has awarded $1 million over five years to Akron Children’s Hospital’s Assuring Success with a Commitment to Enhance Nurse Diversity (ASCEND) Program. The ASCEND Program works to improve nursing diversity. A recent study from the National County of State Boards of Nursing found that 93% of Registered Nurses are female, and 83% are […]
Akron Children’s understands the importance of communication and information sharing between your doctors. Not only does it enable providers to get to the heart of the matter more quickly, but most importantly, it also results in improved health for patients. That’s why Akron Children’s recently released new functionality in MyChart called Share Everywhere. After all, […]
Meagen Gries shares the tragic story about the death of her infant daughter, Molly Ann, every chance she gets. It’s her way of impressing on parents the importance of safe sleep practices. Just maybe, when a parent hears about how Molly died, a light will go on. Many loving and caring parents don’t appreciate the […]