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Rare Disease Day Invites You to Show Your Stripes®

Learn about Rare Disease Day, observed globally to raise awareness and support individuals and families affected by rare health conditions. Explore challenges, resources, and Lurie Children's Hospital's efforts in rare disease diagnosis, treatment, and research.

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The Falasz Family Finds Comfort in Their Care Team After Turner Syndrome Diagnosis

At 18 months, Rose was diagnosed with a genetic condition that she'd have to manage the rest of her life - Mosaic Turner Syndrome. Thankfully, her parents found immense comfort in the experts at Lurie Children's. 

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Revolutionary Therapy Provides Hope to Rare Disease Patients like Wesley

At 19 months old, Wesley was diagnosed with a rare, genetic disorder called Hunter Syndrome. His parents moved to Chicago to pursue the best possible treatment option - a revolutionary clinical trial with Dr. Barbara Burton.

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Living with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

Whether you're newly diagnosed or seeking support, our experts offer various strategies and management tips to help your child living with POTS feel their best.

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Eating Disorders in Teens

Our expert pediatric psychologist explains the signs of an eating disorder in your teen and what help is available to help them get better.

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‘Welcome to Your New Home:’ A Look at the Process of Transporting Hearts

Alexa Tannous, one of the physician assistants (PA) in the Heart Center’s cardiovascular and thoracic surgery,  shares these details and more on the integral – and emotional – process of safely transporting these precious organs.

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