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Headaches and Migraines in Kids: How to Tell the Difference

How to tell if your child is having a migraine — from symptoms to severity.

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Cough in Children: Causes & Treatment

Cough in children can have various causes and accompanying treatments. Learn the common causes and what you should do if your child has a cough.

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Giving Back When the Journey Is Not Over: Hope’s Story

One little girl's resilience fuels a movement: Hope's journey with spina bifida and the fundraising tournament that followed. 

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Genetic Testing in Cardiology Frequently Asked Questions

Lurie Children's experts answer the most frequently asked questions about genetic testing and screening to help you understand and manage your family's cardiovascular health. 

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How to Help a Child with a Fear of Visiting Santa Claus

Some children might be excited to sit on Santa's lap, but others might be afraid and that's perfectly normal. Here are some ways parents can look out for their kids this holiday season.

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Innovative Botox Therapy Allows Franny to Thrive Independently After Difficult Years of Gastroparesis

20-year-old Franny faced challenges with digestive disorders most of her childhood. But when her symptoms became too severe to manage on her own, her care team turned to an unsuspecting treatment: Botox injections.

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