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Violet's journey with Boston Children's Hospital's craniofacial anomalies program
Meet Violet, a toddler with a precious smile who is about to embark on a life-changing transformation.
Can breast cancer cells tell each other to metastasize?
Breast cancer cells may be able to pass along the ability to metastasize.
formerly techno-phobic nurse joins hacking pediatrics
Nurse innovator Margaret McCabe, PhD, describes how she joined "Hacking Pediatrics," a group committed to disrupting the status quo in pediatric health care.
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Joe Sullivan kidney transplant patient
 When he was 17, Joe Sullivan had a kidney transplant at Boston Children's Hospital.  That was 34 years ago, and he is still going strong!
bluetooth pacifiers, health gadget trends, and our connected future
This year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas featured over 300 health and biotech exhibitors.
girls' weekend out for teens with cancer
Teenagers and young women who are being treated at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center got glam for an annual “Girls Weekend” in Boston.
Live imaging captures the journey of a blood stem cell
Live imaging of naturally transparent zebrafish reveals the dynamic journey of blood stem cells.
Mapping mosaicism: Tracing subtle mutations in our brains
Thanks to new technology, subtle brain mutations can now be mapped spatially across the brain. (Photo: Erik Jacobsen, Threestory Studio)
Jaw fracture can’t stop U.S. figure skater bound for national competition
 Twenty-two year old competitive figure skater Alexandria “Alex” Shaughnessy is back on the ice after an accident during training fractured her jaw.
Poop Pill offers less invasive treatment for infectious disease
Encapsulated, frozen stool offers a promising experimental therapy for patients with certain GI issues.
baby everly thrives after esophageal surgery

Baby Everly was born without an esophagus.  Today, she is eating solid foods and meeting all of the normal development milestones.

Getting new devices to the patients that need them
How do you develop an idea for a new medical device into a commercial reality?
Looking back at 2014
Our Thriving blog revisits some very special stories from the past year.

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Levy Lab

Volunteer for a Research Study

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

Cardiac Caregiver Audrey Marshall MD

Reducing leg spasticity with selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR)

Pediatric emergency care in your community

Overcoming an ACL injury - Olympic bound slopestyle skier Julia Marino

Doctor Profile: Ellen Geminiani - Sports Medicine Division

Will's Story - Intestinal malrotation and volvulus

Pediatric Medical Innovation - 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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