The Pulse

Sharing stories for and about the children and families we serve across 50 states and more than 80 countries.


St. Louis Teen Won't Let What Some Call a Disadvantage Slow Him Down

Brandon suffered a stoke in 2018 at age 17. He was hospitalized for a month. Therapy helped him build back ...


Young Bone Marrow Patient Says Thank You to Children’s Hospital Staff

Bone marrow transplant patient Ivan wants to make sure everyone knew how much the doctors and nurses at St. Louis ...


Kaylah Rainey: After Everything I've Been Through, My Heart is Set on Playing Basketball

"The next thing I knew I was at St. Louis Children's Hospital. The cardiologist said I wouldn't be able to ...

Mom Docs

The Return of the Flu

Flu season is back and you don’t want your kids (or you!) to catch it. We’ll talk to a pediatrician ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Hodgkin Lymphoma

The lymphatic system is part of the body’s immune system. The lymph nodes throughout the body are connected by a ...