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Frigid Weather Tips to Prevent Frostbite and Hypothermia in Children

Dr. Ken Polin provides insight to why kids don’t seem to mind the frigid temps and tips for preventing frostbite and hypothermia

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Patient with Congenital Hypoventilation Syndrome Implanted with Phrenic Nerve-Diaphragm Pacer

Diana has congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS), a rare condition that affects the autonomic nervous system, including control of breathing.

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Confronting the Issue of Childhood Bullying

Up to a third of our nation’s youth are bullied at school. This is not including the 1 in 6 children who are also bullied online.

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Monitoring Lung Function – Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab at Lurie Children’s

One particular area at Lurie Children’s that our respiratory therapists provide care and service to patients is the Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab. 

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Managing Kids’ Sugar at Halloween

During Halloween, many parents are concerned about how they can manage their child’s sugar in-take.

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Aerodigestive Program Helps Madison Breathe Easier

Born with her vocal cords fused together and subglottic stenosis, Madison underwent laryngeotracheal reconstruction, enlarging her narrow airway.

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