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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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Winter Fundraising Ideas

Warm hearts this winter by giving back. Get creative with these fun Lurie Children's fundraising ideas, including bake sales, snowman contests and more! 

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Pediatric MRI Sedation Frequently Asked Questions

Should your child have an MRI with or without anesthesia? Our experts answer all of your questions about anesthesia to help you understand what factors to consider when making a decision. 

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