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Iron Deficiency Anemia in Kids

Iron deficiency is a common condition in kids that can affect their energy and growth. Our expert explains the signs, causes and treatments for kids with iron deficiency anemia. 

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Understanding Premature Infant Development

Premature babies may experience different development than full-term babies, but with early intervention and support, can catch up and thrive throughout their lives. Our neonatology expert answers all your questions about premature infant development.

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How Beckett Got His Shine Back After the Cloud of a Brain Tumor Diagnosis

What began as suspected GI troubles became a journey that changed everything. Beckett was 6 years old when he found out he had a brain tumor, and now, one year later, the McBride family is finally feeling a refreshed sense of hope. 

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Helping Your Child Learn to Use Their Free Time (Leisure Skills)

For many kids, learning how to spend free time not on an electronic device can be hard. These strategies can help you teach your child how to make the most of their free time, or how to teach Leisure Skills.

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Thanks to Life-Saving Critical Care, Riley Is ‘Showing off His Big Smile Again’

Riley, a young boy with chronic illness, battles a life-threatening complication in Lurie Children's PICU. Read his inspiring story of perseverance and recovery.

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Recovered from a Brain Tumor, Peyton is Poised to Shine

Follow Peyton's inspiring journey from aspiring broadcast journalist to cancer survivor as she navigates through surgeries and treatments with resilience and determination. 

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