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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Parechovirus: What You Need to Know

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • IBD vs IBS

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

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • What is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist?

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