Lurie Children’s Hospital

Toy Drive Ends, But Cancer Foundation Still Going StrongSue Staehely’s son, Mark, started the toy drive in 2000, getting people to donate 150 toys to the pediatric cancer unit at Children’s Memorial Hospital – now Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Family Of Baby Heart Patient Knows The Pain Of WaitingCBS 2's Rob Johnson introduces us to Ava Martin, who has endured much in her 15 months.
County Workers Volunteer At Hospital To Honor Colleagues Who Died In 2003 FireAlmost three dozen staff members of the Cook County Public Guardian's office spent Wednesday night doing volunteer work to honor three colleagues who died in a fire 12 years ago.
Music Brings Therapy To 7-Year-Old Heart Patient At Chicago HospitalIreland Larson isn't an ordinary kid. She's been waiting for a heart transplant at Lurie Children's Hospital for several months.
The Worst Weekends For Heavy Teen Drinking In Chicago Excessive teen drinking spikes around the city's major music festivals, with Lollapalooza being by far the heaviest, according to a study by Lurie Children's Hospital.
Doctors Raise Concerns Over Link Between Lollapalooza, Teenage Binge DrinkingMusical festival season is upon us and two doctors from Lurie Children’s Hospital found a troublesome connection between Lollapalooza and teenage binge drinking.
Evanston Man Charged With Shaking NewbornAn Evanston man was charged with aggravated battery to an infant after police say he admitted to shaking his 24-day-old daughter who would not stop crying, police said.
Surgery Performed At Birth A Source Of Grief For Woman Born Intersex WBBM's Steve Miller spoke with adults who underwent surgery as newborns and faced a lifetime of grief.
Parents Of Intersex Children Faced With Difficult QuestionIt is the first question people ask new parents. But as WBBM's Steve Miller reports, for one birth in 4,500, there is no clear answer: Is it a boy or a girl?
Lurie Children's Hospital Collecting Valentines For Sick KidsIt's the third year that the hospital’s “Handfuls of Love” program is collecting cards for children who are hospitalized. Lurie spokeswoman Amanda Salhoot said it's a way of letting them escape their illness for a bit.
Thousands Climb Aon Center Stairs To Benefit Lurie Children's HospitalMore than 2,500 people have been climbing the 1,643 steps to the top of the Aon Center Sunday to benefit Lurie Children's Hospital. Some did it more than once.
Teen Band Rocks For A Cause12-year old Matthew Jazwinski is a 7th grader at Cary Junior High School. He's also a cardiac patient at Lurie Children's Hospital.
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