Advocate Children’s Hospital

A boy plays the new Iron Man pinball machine at Advocate Children's Hospital, provided by Project Pinball and the family of cancer patient Zach Dacy. (Credit: Advocate Children's Hospital/Twitter)

Cancer Patient’s Dad Sharing Love Of Pinball With Children’s Hospital

A new piece of electronics in use at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn was designed to make kids feel better, but you will not find it in the operating room. It’s an Iron Man pinball machine.

04/28/2015

Tendayi playing with 5-year old Joshua after giving him some toys at Advocate Children's Hospital. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Hospital Cafeteria Worker Donates Hundreds Of Toys To Sick Kids

A woman who works in the cafeteria of a Southeast Side hospital visited her company’s children’s hospital this morning and brought with her hundreds of toys.

12/15/2014

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Chicago Manager’s Career Focuses On Big Plans For Children’s Hospital

Derrick Yang is a great example of how one can use their educational background in the medical field on a much larger scale.

08/05/2013

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Hospital Pushes Cardiac Screenings For Young Athletes

Each year, more than 3,000 American children and teenagers die while playing sports from a heart problem they didn’t know they had. Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn is working with the organization, Young Hearts for Life, to prevent such sudden deaths.

07/25/2013

Nick Theilgaard (left) collapsed while dining at an Orland Park restaurant, and nurse Sarah Kane (right) and her fiancee performed CPR to save him. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Nurse Saves Teen Who Collapsed At Suburban Restaurant

A pediatric cardiac nurse practitioner and her podiatrist fiancée were in the right place at the right time while out for dinner on Sunday, and a 16-year old boy is still alive due to her quick thinking.

07/10/2013