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Measles in Kids: Symptoms & Prevention

The recent measles outbreak has many parents and caregivers concerned. Our experts share what you need to know about measles in kids.

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Miranda and Isabelle’s Story: Twins’ Condition Takes a Last-Minute Turn

After being diagnosed with TTTS, a rare condition affecting twins, Roberta was referred to a specialist team at Lurie Children's Hospital. Despite challenges and complications, both girls are healthy and thriving at 19 months old.

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Hearing Loss in Infants

Infant hearing loss, present at birth or developing later, can range from mild to profound. Early diagnosis intervention is key to ensure your baby's communication and social development.

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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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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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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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