Website Terms & Conditions of Use

​Lurie Children’s may modify these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time without prior notice.


By accessing this website, you agree and consent that your use of the website and any services or materials contained herein are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Use described herein. You agree that you will not violate any local, state, federal or international laws in using Lurie Children’s website or accessing any material on this website. If you violate any of the Terms and Conditions of Use, Lurie Children’s reserves the right to prohibit, restrict or discontinue your access to certain pages within the website.  Lurie Children’s also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue this website or any functionality on this website at any time and without prior notice.

Medical Disclaimer

Information posted on Lurie Children’s website is for educational or informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute in any way for medical treatment, advice or diagnosis by a healthcare professional. You should not rely on information you receive from or through this website for any personal, medical, or health decision, but should consult with a qualified healthcare professional for specific information suited to your needs. You should never change or stop any course of treatment prescribed by your provider without first consulting him or her. If you are experiencing a health emergency, please call 911.

Sponsors of This Website

The sponsor of this website is Lurie Children's, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation and a charitable organization within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Lurie Children's owns and operates a pediatric hospital with 288 licensed inpatient beds in Chicago, Illinois. Lurie Children's does not host or receive funding from advertising on this site.

Links to Other Sites

Lurie Children’s may provide links to other organizations as a service to our website visitors.  Lurie Children's is not responsible for and has no control over the contents of or information provided in the sites linked to or accessible from this website. Linking to any other website is at your own risk, and Lurie Children's accepts no liability for the contents, accuracy or currency of sites that link to this website or to which we link from this website. Lurie Children's does not endorse any linked website or have any association with any operators of such sites, and is not responsible for any transmission received from any linked website. Lurie Children's assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable, for any damage to or any viral infection of your computer equipment or software on account of your access, use of or browsing in this or any other website.

Intellectual Property Rights and Use of Content

All copyrightable text, graphics, design, selection and arrangement of information in this website are copyrighted by Lurie Children's unless otherwise noted. You are authorized to use the content on the website for personal use only. You may not copy, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display or perform, republish, store, transmit or distribute any of the material on this site without Lurie Children’s prior written consent.

The term "Lurie Children’s" is a registered trademark, and all related product and service names, designs, and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of Lurie Children’s. All other product and service marks on this site are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Website Security

Lurie Children’s believes that protecting the security of your information is important. Therefore, we have taken certain security measures in an attempt to protect your information as you use our website. Lurie Children’s utilizes the secure socket layers ("SSL") technology which offers the highest level of encryption technology commercially available (128-bit RC4).

For areas of the website that require passwords, you are responsible for taking all steps to ensure that no other person has access to your password or account. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of your passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your password; (3) promptly inform Lurie Children’s of any need to deactivate a password. Specific Terms of Use may apply to those password-protected areas of the website.