Cheers for Addison...and her mom!

Addison was diagnosed with spina bifida, a disease of the spinal cord that occurs in one out of every 1,000 births.


When Only The Best Will Do

When caregivers at a local hospital were unable to diagnose Connor’s recurring stomach pains, his parents brought him to Children’s.

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Triumphant Trio

Born with cerebral palsy, the suburban Chicago eighth-graders have triumphed over numerous challenges, thanks to the care they’ve received at Children’s and to their positive attitudes.

My Life as a Hospital Frequent Flyer

Danisha, 16, explains what it's like to be a longtime patient at Children's.


Gabby Finds the World’s Best Care Right in Her Own Backyard

While some families must travel thousands of miles to Children’s Memorial Hospital, others are fortunate to find its world-renowned expertise right in their own backyard.


The Future of Medicine: Genetically Tailored Treatments for Premature Babies

Dr. Mestan envisions a day in which each child’s treatments can be tailored to his or her genetics.

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