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Living with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

Whether you're newly diagnosed or seeking support, our experts offer various strategies and management tips to help your child living with POTS feel their best.

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Eating Disorders in Teens

Our expert pediatric psychologist explains the signs of an eating disorder in your teen and what help is available to help them get better.

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‘Welcome to Your New Home:’ A Look at the Process of Transporting Hearts

Alexa Tannous, one of the physician assistants (PA) in the Heart Center’s cardiovascular and thoracic surgery,  shares these details and more on the integral – and emotional – process of safely transporting these precious organs.

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Winter Fundraising Ideas

Warm hearts this winter by giving back. Get creative with these fun Lurie Children's fundraising ideas, including bake sales, snowman contests and more! 

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Pediatric MRI Sedation Frequently Asked Questions

Should your child have an MRI with or without anesthesia? Our experts answer all of your questions about anesthesia to help you understand what factors to consider when making a decision. 

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Kelin ‘In Good Hands’ with ENT Expert in Robotic Surgery

Kelin had a large vascular lesion in her throat that was growing and needed to be surgically removed and came to Lurie Children's state-of-the-art pediatric Robotic Surgery Program.

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