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Understanding Premature Infant Development

Premature babies may experience different development than full-term babies, but with early intervention and support, can catch up and thrive throughout their lives. Our neonatology expert answers all your questions about premature infant development.

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How Beckett Got His Shine Back After the Cloud of a Brain Tumor Diagnosis

What began as suspected GI troubles became a journey that changed everything. Beckett was 6 years old when he found out he had a brain tumor, and now, one year later, the McBride family is finally feeling a refreshed sense of hope. 

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Thanks to Life-Saving Critical Care, Riley Is ‘Showing off His Big Smile Again’

Riley, a young boy with chronic illness, battles a life-threatening complication in Lurie Children's PICU. Read his inspiring story of perseverance and recovery.

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Recovered from a Brain Tumor, Peyton is Poised to Shine

Follow Peyton's inspiring journey from aspiring broadcast journalist to cancer survivor as she navigates through surgeries and treatments with resilience and determination. 

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‘She Never Gave Up:’ Jasy’s Heart Health Scare Turns Remarkable Recovery

As a healthy 10-year-old, Adriana didn’t suspect anything serious when her daughter, Jasy, developed a persistent cough. Learning she was in heart failure and would eventually need a transplant began a journey paved with perseverance and persistence. 

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Keeping Kids Safe During Video Game Play

Shane Rafferty, a technology support specialist at Lurie Children’s, offers guidance on how to go about prioritizing safety for kids who love to game.

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