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Antibiotic Overuse: Here’s Why You Should Care

November 12-18 is U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week. This week is part of the Centers for Disease Control’s efforts to improve antibiotic prescribing and use among healthcare facilities, physicians and farms. As stewards of... Read More

Lurie Children’s Stops the Bleed

In today’s society, unfortunately, disastrous events occur all around us whether in schools, concerts, workplaces, and other public places. Although we are not able to prevent all tragedies, there is a way to... Read More

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing & Children

By: Vera Shively and the Genetic Counseling Team at Lurie Children’s With the growing popularity of services like Ancestry.com and 23andMe, the Genetic Counseling team explains what to consider when looking for a... Read More

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)- What You Need to Know

by Larry K. Kociolek, MD, MSCI, Division of Infectious Diseases, Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control   News reports of the new, mysterious illnesses can be very frightening for parents and healthcare providers alike.... Read More

Healthy Dental Tips for Halloween

With National Retail Federation (NRF) experts predicting Americans will spend more than $9 billion on Halloween candy and costumes this year, it’s inevitable that your child will be consuming more than one sugary... Read More

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