Bringing Art to Life: Girl with Autoimmune Disorder Creates Custom Head and Neck Scarves Through Her Own Foundation

7-year-old Lurie Children’s patient, Rosie Quinn is full of determination, positivity and spunk. Rosie suffers from alopecia, an autoimmune disease that attacks hair follicles and prevents hair growth, resulting in baldness. Not having hair can often alter a child’s confidence … Read More

Avoid Burns during the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

With home-cooked meals and chestnuts roasting on open fires, children’s health and safety are high priorities. For many, the holidays can bring plenty of hustle and bustle, making it easy for accidents to happen. “We often forget about how quickly … Read More

Living with Food Allergies: Over 5 Million U.S. Kids Affected

A recent study led by researchers at Lurie Children’s and published in Pediatrics reveals that nearly 8 percent of U.S. children (roughly 5.6 million) have food allergies and nearly 40 percent of those children are allergic to more than one … Read More

Childhood Cancer Survivor Stars as Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol

In November 2007, at just nine-days-old, Paris Strickland, now 11, was diagnosed with stage 3 neuroblastoma, a rare cancerous tumor that begins in nerve tissue of infants and very young children. As a newborn Paris endured four months of intense chemotherapy … Read More

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