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At Lurie Children’s, Surgeon Offers a Cure for Baby with Rare Liver Disorder

After a “nine-day rollercoaster” of bloodwork, biopsies and other tests, Griffin was diagnosed with a rare condition known as portal vein thrombosis.

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Parenting Teens in the Age of Social Media

the demands of parenting this generation of teenagers are unique, most notably because of social media.

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Tips for Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

The experts at Lurie Children's provide their guidance and tips for talking to kids about COVID-19, even if there's no “right way” to cope. 

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COVID-19 and Educational Activities for Children

Families have questions and concerns about their children returning to an in-person learning environment. The concerns may be heightened if you have a child with a medical condition.

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When There is No Perfect Solution: Return-to-School and Kids with Special Healthcare Needs

Parents across our country are wrestling with complicated and uncertain plans for kids returning to school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Noah Gains Independence with Mitrofanoff Urologic Procedure

Noah, 10, was diagnosed as a baby with caudal regression syndrome, a genetic condition that affected her lower body. 

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