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With Comprehensive Cardiology Care, Xavier Kicks Off a Bright Future

Xavier received a life-saving heart transplant, becoming the first patient with muscular dystrophy to undergo this surgery at Lurie Children's. His strength helps pave the way for future heart transplants in children with neuromuscular disorders.

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How to Help Kids Safely Watch a Solar Eclipse

A solar eclipse is a spectacular sight. However, experts want to remind everyone not to look directly at the eclipse.

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No Airfare Needed: Libi Finds Expert Rare Disease Care Close to Home

Born prematurely with complex medical issues, Libi receives a life-changing diagnosis of Williams syndrome. Lurie Children's multidisciplinary care team provides her with expert treatment and support, close to home.

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Spring Fundraising Ideas

From yard sales to garden parties and more, find the perfect way to make a difference. Here are some fundraising ideas to help give back this spring. 

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Bedwetting in Kids

Bedwetting is a common issue, affecting millions of children. Learn about causes, how to help your child stay dry at night and when to talk to a healthcare provider.

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Poison Prevention: Keeping Kids Safe

Did you know many common household items can be dangerous for kids? Learn all about common poisonous items, warning signs and what to do in an emergency.

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