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Preventive Heart Health for Kids – Exercise

It’s important for every child to participate in daily physical activity. Below, Katie Baschen, MS, Exercise Physiologist at Lurie Children’s Heart Center, provides tips on how parents can get their kids moving. Starting... Read More

No Colon, Still Rollin’

Andy Anderson is a 13 year old boy who loves fruits, chocolate and basketball. Looking at him now, you wouldn’t know that he used to get sick during basketball games, use the bathroom... Read More

Internet Challenges and Knowing the Risks

“Challenge yourself!” You’ve heard it a million times, and it’s usually a good thing. Whether it’s academic, professional, or personal, completing a challenge can come with great satisfaction. Some challenges, however, need to... Read More

Preventive Heart Health for Kids – Cholesterol

High cholesterol is a condition most people wouldn’t think affects children but children can indeed have high levels of cholesterol particularly if they are overweight, obese or have a history of family hypercholesterolemia,... Read More

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