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

Prenatal Repair for Myelomeningocele Helps Baby Caleb Beat the Odds

As every mother wishes, Erika was hoping her baby was healthy and without complications during her routine ultrasound at 21 weeks. After a previous blood test had come back negative for neural tube defects, which would have pointed towards spina … Read More

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