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Sawyer’s Fighting Chance: His Own Father

Newborn baby Sawyer battled a life-threatening liver condition for months until the most perfect donor was found and turned everything around: his own dad.  

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Lyme Disease in Children: Symptoms & Treatment

Lyme disease, an infectious disease brought on by bacteria-carrying ticks, can pose serious risks to your child’s health. Learn how to prevent, check for and remove ticks and what symptoms to look out for.

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Iron Deficiency Anemia in Kids

Iron deficiency is a common condition in kids that can affect their energy and growth. Our expert explains the signs, causes and treatments for kids with iron deficiency anemia. 

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Signs of a Brain Tumor in Children

Learning about pediatric brain tumors can be overwhelming and scary. Our experts explain symptoms, types, treatment options, and resources for supporting your child's health.

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Concussion in Toddlers & Babies: Symptoms & Treatment

Toddlers and babies often hit their heads, so it's important to understand the signs of concussion, prevention and treatment.

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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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