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Children’s Arrhythmia Clinic Helps Family Live Normally With Rare Heart Syndrome

Samantha Etheridge and her children have a rare, and potentially life-threatening disease called Brugada syndrome. ...

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Twenty-Five Years Post-Transplant, Jacques Remembers St. Louis Children's Hospital Experience

Kim Jacques recalls being a member of a very exclusive club as a teenager. Kim, who was 16 at the ...

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Special Patient Receives Special Care From Heart Center and Transplant Teams

Dale Robertson, born with a rare congenital heart defect, was among the first generation of patients to receive newly developed ...

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Creating a Full Circle of Care

When 3-month-old Hank Matzke started running a fever and wouldn’t stop crying late one Saturday night, his parents, Amanda and ...

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A Christmas Miracle

Peter Needham’s recovery from head trauma has created a yearly family tradition. No parent wants to spend the night in ...

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Celebrating Big for Savannah

Nothing stops Savannah from living every day of her life to the fullest—not even the colorectal issues that have caused ...

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Keeping Up With Nia

A rare heart condition doesn’t stop Nia Hughes from doing what she loves Eight-year-old Nia Hughes is a vibrant and ...

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Getting Back in the Saddle

After suffering a stroke at age 3, Emiliano De Lira Muñoz is looking forward to riding horses again. ...

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Luke Kicks On

A serious knee injury did more than take soccer from Luke Giesing—it also robbed him of part of his identity ...