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changing nature of diagnosis

When advances in medicine challenge an existing diagnosis, patients may sense an identity crisis.

A second chance for a baby with a life-threatening brain cyst
Emergency brain surgery saved Liam's life- when he was just four months old.
can rare disease genes be protective?
Why are people with certain rare diseases resistant to other, more fatal diseases?
bugs, genes, and intestinal biology

The intersection of genetics and microbiotics provide clues to many disorders that begin in childhood.

Cochlear implant surgery
Cochlear implant surgery opened up a whole new world of sounds, experiences, and possibilities for Isabelle
Robotic kidney surgery gives toddler a fresh start
Thanks to new, minimally invasive techniques, Payton's recovery from surgery was quick and her scars are less visible.
when not to wait for epilepsy surgery
A new study shows that many may be unwisely delaying epilepsy surgery.
measels outbreak in america
The HealthMap team illustrates what happens when vaccination rates aren't high enough.
Puck skis like a kid nearly 40 years after ACL surgery
Philip "Puck" Wheaton is an avid skier and all-around athlete- thanks to an innovative surgery in 1979 that changed the course of his life.
arsenic tainted well water linked to cystic fibrosis
Arsenic-tainted well water in Bangladesh has been linked to a cystic-fibrosis-like disease.  The discovery could lead to new kinds of therapeutics. 

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Levy Lab

Volunteer for a Research Study

Violet's journey - Part one: The journey begins

Cardiac Caregiver Wayne Tworetzky MD

Boston Marathon and Boston Children's Hospital: A shared history at the finish line

Reducing leg spasticity with selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR)

Interactive Media Wall | Boston Children's Hospital

Pediatric emergency care in your community

Overcoming an ACL injury - Olympic bound slopestyle skier Julia Marino

Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery

Doctor Profile: Ellen Geminiani - Sports Medicine Division

Will's Story - Intestinal malrotation and volvulus

One family takes on Moyamoya disease with twin surgeries

Pediatric Medical Innovation - Boston Children's Hospital

Taylor's battle with a brain tumor | Boston Children's Hospital

Kyah's Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)

The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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