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Why Do Healthy Children Die from the Flu? Study Offers New Insights

February 15, 2018

With this year’s severe flu season, one statistic is especially chilling. Each year, around 50 percent of all children under 5 years old who die from the flu were previously healthy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Which Commonly Prescribed Drug is More Effective for Infants with Epilepsy?

February 12, 2018

Comparison of two of the most commonly prescribed drugs for infants with nonsyndromic epilepsy revealed that levetiracetam was more effective than phenobarbital, according a multicenter, observational study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
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RN Internship Program accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

January 25, 2018

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is one of 26 organizations- the first in Illinois- to be accredited with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for its RN Internship Program. The Practice Transition Accreditation Program is ANCC’s global recognition program for residency or fellowship programs that transition RN’s and/or APRN’s into new practice settings.
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