Days after leaving for a high school trip, Ryan Hayes was in the Akron Children’s emergency department gravely ill from influenza B. Thanks to a rare life support system and specialized team, Ryan just celebrated one more birthday – his 16th.
Archives for June 2018
Training to become a pediatrician is about more than just knowing how to diagnose and treat an illness. It’s also about recognizing when patients and families could use the support of community agencies to help them with things like developmental or cognitive delays, hearing and speech support, housing and food, and even literacy. It’s one […]
As reported by Fox 8, Akron Children’s Hospital dietitian Danielle Dimengo loves finding festive recipes that get kids excited about eating healthy. Danielle brought some of her favorite patriotic themed recipes to the Fox 8 studio and showed Stefani Schaefer how easy they are to put together. See them in a video below the recipes. […]
Akron Children’s Hospital has been ranked in four specialties on the U.S. News Media Group’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, now available online at Akron Children’s ranked: 41st in Pediatric Urology 44th in Pediatric Orthopedics 44th in Pediatric Neurology/Neurosurgery 44th Neonatology The new rankings recognize the top 50 children’s hospitals in 10 specialties: cancer, cardiology and […]
For Hanna Hawkins, scoliosis was just another bump in the road. After receiving spinal fusion in January, Hanna finished 6th grade this month and says her quality of life has immensely improved. To her parents, Hanna is their scoliosis warrior. “We never allowed her to look at scoliosis as something that would stop her from […]
Parents typically leave their pediatrician offices with an updated immunization record, maybe a prescription and, hopefully, some reassurance about a concern. But how about leaving the office with Granny Smith apples, and locally-grown green peppers and cucumbers? Every Thursday from June through October, the StarkFresh Mobile Grocery Market will be selling fresh produce and other […]