Almost every day for the last 10 years, Akron Children’s Hospital has shared a moment or story about people and things dear to us — our patients, our staff members, our donors, our volunteers, our community partners. Maybe it entertained you, or made you cry or smile, or gave you a bit of hope during […]
Kathy Reddinger is not exactly sure when or how it started, but 24 years later it resulted in a donation of $1,003 to Akron Children’s Hospital. Kathy owned and operated the restaurant and bar, Bag the Moon, for the last 26 years. The bar was located on Kelley’s Island and was a popular hangout for […]
Just as the incidence of kidney stones in kids is on the rise, more children and teens are also developing gallstones. In both cases, the problem is largely diet related. With gallstones, the solution is usually surgery to remove the gallbladder, a small, pear-shaped pouch in the upper right abdomen. “It’s absolutely on the rise, […]
The first thing you notice about Dr. Robert Parry’s office is that it holds a great number of clues about him. A motorized skateboard is propped against a wall, below a mounted, fiberglass sailfish, fabricated from a prize catch off the coast of Key West. He has a degree in electrical engineering, which like pediatric […]
We go the extra mile to help kids feel like kids. Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Robert Parry creates special drawings on surgical dressings. For Nicholas Sender, 8, that meant waking up from surgery with his own Lamborghini.