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Concussion diagnoses for Illinois kids are up 83% over 5 years

September 27, 2016

Concussion diagnoses for Illinois kids are up 83% over 5 years. Dr. Cynthia LaBella, Head of Lurie Children’s Institute of Sports Medicine, comments in Chicago Tribune on this new data released by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. The data shows a large increase in concussion diagnoses over a five year period.
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Meet Our Superhero Nurse

September 16, 2016

For the past 12 years, nurse Tobin Mathew has worn a superhero t-shirt every single day and often even dresses in full costume- all to lift the spirits of his patients.
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Surge in ER Visits for Injuries and Concussions from Soccer

September 12, 2016

Cynthia LaBella, MD, Medical Director of the Institute of Sports Medicine, comments on recent study that finds soccer injuries are sending soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms.
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Allergist Speaks Out on EpiPen Cost

August 29, 2016

Allergist speaks out on the recent hike in the cost of EpiPen.
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Mississippi Boy Flies to Chicago for Treatment

August 01, 2016

Mississippi boy flies to Chicago for treatment of rare form of dwarfism.
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