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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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Williams Syndrome: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Support

May is dedicated to increasing the understanding of Williams syndrome, fostering research interest for improved treatments, and further supporting patients and families.

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Dr. Joseph Runde answers commonly asked questions and misconceptions about IBD vs. IBS.

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Common Questions About High-Risk Pregnancy

Being diagnosed with a high-risk pregnancy is overwhelming. It is important to be prepared for the next steps in your care. 

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What to Do When You Receive a Fetal Diagnosis

Our fetal experts help families understand what a fetal complication or diagnosis means for your family. 

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Constipation in Kids: Causes, Types & Treatment

Our pediatric experts answer some of the most frequently asked questions about constipation in kids, including causes, symptoms and more.

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What is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist?

Learn more about pediatric gastroenterologist specialists to better understand what conditions they diagnose and treat. 

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All About Rare Diseases and Genetic Disorders in Children

In the US a rare disease is defined as a health condition affecting 200,000 people or less.

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What Happens When Fetal Heart Abnormalities are Detected During an Ultrasound?

When pregnant patients receive a prenatal diagnosis of a congenital heart defect (CHD), they often have a lot of questions and concerns about what comes next.

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Supporting Your Child with Congenital Heart Disease: A Guide for Parents

A child being diagnosed with congenital heart disease can be overwhelming. Our experts provide advice to help you understand and support your child with CHD.

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Heart Health for Kids: Exercise & Nutrition

Diet and exercise are key parts of children's heart health. Use these tips and diet plans to keep your kids healthy all year round.

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Strep Throat in Kids: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Infectious Diseases Physician Ami Patel, MD, answers common questions about strep throat.

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