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Food Allergies and Halloween: How to Keep Your Kids Safe

It can be tricky to navigate food allergies and Halloween, especially for children. Find out what you can do help keep your kids safe while trick-or-treating.

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Blood Clots in Children: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Blood clots in children are not as rare as you might think. Learn more about risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for blood clots. 

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Tiny but Mighty! 1-Pound Micro-Preemie Autumn Defies the Odds

Autumn’s fighting spirit, her mother’s devotion, and a team of Lurie Children’s physicians specializing in neonatal intensive care would help her defy the odds. 

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The Spinal Muscular Atrophy Clinical Trial that Changed Koen’s Life

Noel and Keith are dedicated to teaching their son Koen to focus on the "cans" over the "cannots," after he was diagnosed with SMA. 

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A Father’s Legacy: “When You Give, You Get Even More”

For 97 years, Donald Lewan lived by two rules: Always remember a person’s name, and always give back.

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Flu Season Safety Tips and FAQ

Following our flu prevention tips can go a long way toward protecting your children and family during flu season.

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