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Patient Stories

A 15-Hour Heart Transplant, Ryan’s Shot at a Normal Life

On August 15, 1994, Ryan Heller was born in Rockford, Illinois. About 12 hours after birth, Ryan was diagnosed with ...

Patient Stories

1,000 Stars for Jake

18-year-old Jake Vollmer is a Cardinals fan – a big Cardinals fan. His room in his family’s Florissant home is ...

Departments

Pediatric Perspectives Summer 2017

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Pediatric Perspectives Fall 2016

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Pediatric Perspectives Spring 2016

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Pediatric Perspectives Fall 2015

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Pediatric Perspectives Winter 2015

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Mom Docs

How Much Sleep Should Your Teen Be Getting?

How much sleep do teenagers need? If your teen is frequently tired, they’re probably not getting enough. This is a ...

Mom Docs

How to Prevent SIDS | Reducing the Risk

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) rates are increasing. SIDS, also known as “cot death” or “blue baby” is a devastating ...