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Selah's Story of Staying Active

Teenager who had over 30 surgeries and procedures, now does adaptive CrossFit. ...

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Groundbreaking Procedure Gives Kids Hope to Walk...and Run

SDR surgery helps kids take important steps toward a new life. ...

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Solving a Medical Mystery Takes Teamwork

Experts in physical therapy, neurology, and orthopedics helped a young hockey player get back on the ice after developing a ...

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Determined Parents and Dedicated Team Won’t Let Rare Syndrome Hold Back Kerrigan

Erica Waggenspack knew nothing about Rett Syndrome until her youngest daughter, Kerrigan, was diagnosed in April 2020. ...

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Finding New Hope in St. Louis

When doctors in Chicago offered Lucas Parato’s parents a very invasive treatment for their son’s craniosynostosis, St. Louis Children’s provided ...

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One Detail Leads to a Life-Changing Diagnosis

It was likely that Jack was born with the tumor that was discovered when he was just 15 months old ...

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Global Brain Tumor Program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

In September 2020, Polish 18-year-old Julia was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. Julia reached out to Washington University School ...

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Cardiology and infectious disease experts save twins from heart failure

Twins, Wyatt and Ryder, born completely healthy, were placed on life support at 11 days old. Learn how St. Louis ...

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Toddler Receives Kidney on National Living Donor Day

In his short years of life, Leo has braved surgery, dialysis and a kidney transplant. ...