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Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Rizzo, Konerko Named Team Nominees For Roberto Clemente Award

Rizzo helps run the Anthony Rizzo Foundation that supports cancer research.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Emma: Anthony Rizzo’s Indelible Impact

A cancer survivor himself, Rizzo’s passion is helping sick children and their families through his foundation.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2014

Bella Rodrigues. (Family provided photo)

Community Raises Money For 7-Year-Old Fighting Mystery Heart Ailment

Bella Rodrigues has been at Lurie Children’s Hospital, since January 20th. As the 7 year-old fights a mystery virus that’s ravaging her heart, hundreds of people fill a New Lenox Culver’s to raise money for her mounting medical bills.

03/04/2014

A family visits with Santa Claus at the Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Ronald McDonald House Holds Christmas Party For 250 Kids

Santa paid a visit today to some children who are happy to be celebrating Christmas out of the hospital, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

12/08/2013

DON'T TRUST HER, 'YE, IT'S A TRAP(Credit: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Kanye, Kardashian Seek Donations To Lurie Hospital In Lieu Of Baby Gifts

They are the King and Queen of self-promotion, and while cynics might question all of their motives, everyone here at Lurie Children’s Hospital is very grateful.

04/30/2013

Doctors In Chicago Work To Make Kids Less Sensitive To Food Allergies

Medical researchers from around the world, and here in Chicago, are working on ways to make children less sensitive to the foods they’re allergic to.

02/20/2013

A window washer dressed as Captain America washes windows at Lurie Children's Hospital on Friday. (Jan Terry)

Window Washers Do A Super Job

Young patients at Lurie’s Children’s Hospital got a surprise Friday when members of a window cleaning came to work dress in unusual uniforms.

02/15/2013

Ann & Robert Lurie Children's Hospital, the new home of Children's Memorial Hospital, will open on Saturday, June 9, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Lurie Children’s Hospital Opens Region’s First Gender Identity Clinic

No surgery has been performed on the patients at the clinic, but it is not out of the question in the future for older teenagers – with parental consent.

02/08/2013

Sue Staehely continues to carry on the tradition begun by her son. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM Newsradio)

Mrs. Claus Brightens Day For Patients At Lurie Children’s Hospital

A couple of hundred patients at Lurie Children’s Hospital had a little brighter day today after being greeted by Mrs. Claus as she delivered thousands of toys and other gifts.

12/12/2012

James DeBouver talks to his newborn son Asher at Lurie Children's Hospital, where Asher is being treated for a rare heart defect that required prenatal surgery. (Credit: CBS)

‘Team Asher’ Helps Keep Parents’ Spirits Up As Baby Beats The Odds

He had surgery before he was even born; then more surgeries after, due to a rare heart defect. But a 6-week old baby fighting for life at Lurie Children’s Hospital is beating the odds.

CBS 2–10/19/2012

Bullying

Study: 21 Percent Of Illinois Students Report Being Bullied At School

A survey of Illinois high school students indicates that younger white teenage girls are the most likely of any demographic to be bullied.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

The new 15-story, 86-room Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville is the largest Ronald McDonald House in the world. (Credit: CBS)

Ribbon To Be Cut For New Streeterville Ronald McDonald House

Ribbon-cutting is set for Tuesday morning in Streeterville for the new Ronald McDonald House, a place to stay for the families of patients at the new Lurie Children’s Hospital.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Children's Memorial Hospital

Fullerton Avenue To Close All Day Saturday As Children’s Memorial Moves

A full 130 years after opening its first facility in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, Children’s Memorial Hospital is leaving the neighborhood behind for a shiny new facility in Streeterville.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012