An 18-year-old Black male in excruciating pain enters an emergency department on Chicago’s South Side. He shares with the staff that he needs high-dose pain medication to alleviate his discomfort.
Imagine a child struggling to breathe. The child is wheezing and coughing—making it difficult to participate in outside activities and attend virtual school classes. In some cases, the child may
Ryan Scheppach always tried to find the bright side, even as a 7-year-old living with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common form of pediatric cancer. His cancer experience and
What if you could deliver medical and mental health care to children and teens—especially those living in underserved communities who face challenges to accessing care—without them having to travel to
Hannah Jones made a choice to change her diet and, ultimately, her life. Diagnosed with pediatric epilepsy in 2011, Hannah has been off and on epilepsy medications that caused deteriorating
Region’s first pediatric lupus clinic opens at Comer Children’s Hospital Maddie Handley, of Park Ridge, Illinois, was living the normal life of an active, happy 12-year-old, until she started to
Imagine holding your newborn infant and hearing from your pediatrician that your child has a malformation of his or her heart, known as congenital heart disease (CHD). About 40,000 parents
Each year in September, hundreds of sailors compete in the Chicago Regatta, an event that includes a variety of boat races off Chicago’s magnificent lakefront. Hosted by the Chicago Yacht
RBC makes a lasting impact with Race for the Kids At the starting line of the RBC Race for the Kids at Comer Children’s Hospital, hundreds of runners and walkers
In 1982, in a suburban Chicago delivery room, Beverly and Jason Kravitt received devastating news. In rushed, unfeeling words, hospital staff told them that their infant son, Cameron, did not have a heartbeat. After giving birth to her stillborn son, Beverly was only allowed to hold him for a few minutes before he was whisked away.