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Cardiac caring, close to home (Video)

For Dr. J.R. Bockoven, the director of cardiology outreach education at Akron Children’s Hospital, his car may be just as valuable as any of the tools tucked away in his medical bag.

Study may lead to better outcomes for cystic fibrosis patients (VIDEO)

Chronic infection of the lung is the No. 1 cause of death in cystic fibrosis patients. In this video, Gregory Omlor, MD, director of pulmonary medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses a study being conducted by his staff that compares the relative effectiveness of 2 delivery systems for Tobramycin, an antibiotic that helps prevent lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients.