“Sickle cell is like an enemy that never left.” – Tae Money’s “SickleCell Strong.” Seventeen-year-old Ja’Vionte “Tae Money” Allen draws inspiration from his personal battle with sickle cell disease in his lyrics, but much of his drive to pursue a career as a rap artist comes from encouragement from his nurses at Akron Children’s Hospital. […]
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For Julie Costas of Canfield, all it took was one phone call back in 2008 to get involved in a yet-to-be-named volunteer group to support the hospital’s fundraising arm. “I’ve always loved working with children,” she said. “I was the first person to call JoAnn (Stock) when I found out she was going to be […]
Who says miracles and magic aren’t real? Just ask 2-year-old “wizard” Riley Osborn and her parents. From the day she was born – at 23 weeks, 6 days and weighing just a pound and a half – Riley has been proving her doubters wrong at every step – literally. Riley spent the first 130 days […]
The combination of trapped water and an ear that may be just a bit too clean can lead to an infection known as swimmer’s ear. In this Children’s Channel video, Anton Milo, MD, DDS, the director of the Ear, Nose and Throat Center at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the prevention and treatment of this painful […]
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.
Since 2000, Circle K stores in the Great Lakes Division have made a difference in the lives of patients at Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals. Between a large-scale golf outing at three courses in Uniontown, Ohio to grassroot campaigns, the convenience retailer has donated $1 million to Akron Children’s Hospital over four years. Circle K […]