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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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Measles in Kids: Symptoms & Prevention

The recent measles outbreak has many parents and caregivers concerned. Our experts share what you need to know about measles in kids.

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Hearing Loss in Infants

Infant hearing loss, present at birth or developing later, can range from mild to profound. Early diagnosis intervention is key to ensure your baby's communication and social development.

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Rare Disease Day Invites You to Show Your Stripes®

Learn about Rare Disease Day, observed globally to raise awareness and support individuals and families affected by rare health conditions. Explore challenges, resources, and Lurie Children's Hospital's efforts in rare disease diagnosis, treatment, and research.

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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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Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

Learn how to navigate diabetes during holidays with ease using these tips. Manage blood sugar, enjoy festive treats and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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The Latest on COVID-19 with Infectious Diseases Experts

As news escalates around COVID-19 surges and the latest variants, we checked in with our infectious disease experts to answer some of the most frequently asked questions you may have.

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Parechovirus: What You Need to Know

Infectious Diseases physicians Ami Patel, MD, and Larry Kociolek, MD, MSCI, answer frequently asked questions about parechovirus.

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Sickle Cell Disease Basics

Sickle cell is an inherited disease that affects around 100,000 individuals in the US and yet many people do not know the risk factors and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment.

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Common Questions about Diets for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Our expert gastroenterologist answers some of the most common questions about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including symptoms, diagnosis, diet and nutrition, treatment and more.

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How to Help Someone with Cancer

When someone you care about is coping with a difficult diagnosis, grieving the loss of a loved one, or undergoing a significant transition, it can be difficult to know how best to support them.

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Common Questions about Pediatric Sports Injuries

Lurie Children’s sports medicine team members answer some common questions about sports injuries in kids, including how to prevent injuries, when to see a doctor, how to help your child recover and more.

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