Hope for the Future: Reflections on Pediatric Epilepsy

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Today’s blog is written by my colleague, Douglas R. Nordli, Jr., MD, a pediatric epileptologist at Lurie Children’s. In honor of Purple Day 2013, a part of the global campaign to increase awareness of pediatric epilepsy, Dr. Nordli looks back … Read More

Keeping Your Child (and 20-year-old Men) Safe From Poisoning

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By Karen Sheehan, MD When I was a pediatric emergency medicine fellow, I spent a month working at the Illinois Poison Center (IPC) to learn a bit about poison prevention and toxicology. I spent my time answering the poison center … Read More

An Honest and Informed Look at Gun Violence Prevention

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By Karen Sheehan, MD I don’t imagine it is much of a surprise to anyone living in Chicago that violence is a complicated issue. There are factors that contribute to the incidence of violence. These factors include, but are not … Read More

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