Research Key to Helping Newborns Breathe Easier

Dr. Schumacker's discoveries may one day lead to better treatments for babies struggling to take their first breath.

Turning Dreams into Reality

“Discovering Healthcare Careers” is a Lurie Children's program created to expose Latino Chicago public high school students to the wide variety of careers available in the healthcare field.

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Ellie: A 9-Year-Old Force of Nature

Nine-year-old Ellie Fontanetta is truly a force of nature. Born with a severe form of spina bifida, the little girl with the pink crutches is defined not by what she can’t do, but by what she has already achieved.

Cole honors caregivers with a song

Cole promised his doctors and nurses that when he finished his lymphoma treatments he would perform a song for them about his hospital experiences. He made good on his promise.

Cole

It takes a team to heal tiny hearts

First-time parents Tom and Brittany Baisch had barely held their two-hour-old baby, Lincoln, when an echocardiogram indicated he had either a narrowing or blockage of the aorta. Lincoln was immediately transferred to Lurie Children's.

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