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Young Adults Exposed to Incarceration as Children Have Higher Odds of Future Depression, PTSD

Young adults with childhood history of both parental incarceration and juvenile justice involvement were nearly three times more likely to have depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) compared to peers without any experience with the...
3-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kids Might Be Naturally Immunized After C. Difficile Colonization in Infancy

Exposure to C. difficile in infancy produces an immune response that might protect against this gastrointestinal infection later in childhood, according to a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases journal.
6-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Looks at Stem Cells for Answers to How a Type of Autism Develops

The lab of Yongchao Ma, PhD, from Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, discovered how the genetic defect in fragile X syndrome – a type of autism – delays production of neurons...
22-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Growth Failure in Preterm Infants Tied to Altered Gut Bacteria

Extremely premature infants who fail to grow as expected have delayed development of their microbiome, or communities of bacteria and other micro-organisms living in the gut, according to a new study published in Scientific Reports. Analysis of...
9-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Injury More Likely Due to Abuse When Child Was With Male Caregiver

The odds of child physical abuse vs. accidental injury increased substantially when the caregiver at the time of injury was male, according to a new study published in The Journal of Pediatrics.
24-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Kids with Headache after Stroke Might be at Risk for Another Stroke

A new study has found a high incidence of headaches in pediatric stroke survivors and identified a possible association between post-stroke headache and stroke recurrence.
12-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Many Kids with Pneumonia Get Unnecessary Antibiotics, Chest X-Rays

Preschool children with community-acquired pneumonia often receive unnecessary tests and treatment at outpatient clinics and emergency departments, according to a nationally representative study led by Todd Florin, MD, MSCE, from Ann & Robert H....
4-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experts Address National Shortage of Home Care Nurses for Children

Child health experts from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago offer recommendations to address the national shortage of nurses who provide care at home for children with serious chronic health conditions often caused by...
30-May-2019 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Four in 10 Chicago Parents Live in a Community with Limited Grocery Access, Linked to More Challenges in Healthy Eating for Kids

Four in 10 parents live in a Chicago community area with limited grocery access, and they report more challenges to healthy eating for their children, such as time for sit-down family meals, cost of healthy foods, and convenience of fast food,...
29-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Epilepsy in Young Children Should Be Treated as Urgently as Cancer

Survival of childhood cancers dramatically improved through national cooperative group research and care protocols; specialists call for the same model to improve outcomes of early life epilepsies.
28-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EDT

How to Handle Anxious Kids. Is It Normal or Should You Be Concerned?

14-Dec-2017 3:15 PM EST

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How to Survive a Visit to Santa if Your Child Feels Anxious

Feature article quoting child psychologist on ways to survive a Santa visit if your child feels overwhelmed or anxious.
13-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST

Expert on Cannabidiol Study in Dravet Syndrome

25-May-2017 2:50 PM EDT

Karen Sheehan, MD, MPH, ER Physician and Medical Director of Lurie Children's Injury Prevention and Research Center, Is Available for Interviews on Violence Prevention and Gun Control

21-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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Expert Available to Discuss How to Talk to Your Children About the Orlando Shooting

14-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Worried About Super Lice? Keep Comb & Carry On

Karen Sheehan, MD, general pediatrician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, shares tips on what you need to know about super lice.
29-Feb-2016 5:05 PM EST

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About

Research at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is conducted through the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute. The Manne Research Institute is focused on improving child health, transforming pediatric medicine and ensuring healthier futures through the relentless pursuit of knowledge. Lurie Children’s is ranked as one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals in the U.S.News & World Report. It is the pediatric training ground for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Last year, the hospital served more than 208,000 children from 50 states and 58 countries.

Experts

  • Colleen Cicchetti

    Child Psychologist

    Keywords:
    Violence, School Shooting, mass shooting, Bullying, Mental Health
     
     
  • Matthew Davis

    Population Health Expert

    Keywords:
    Child Health, Population Health, Child Health Policy, Medicaid, Vaccines, Lead Poisoning, Violence
     
     
  • Ruchi Gupta

    Food Allergy Expert

    Keywords:
    Food Allergy, Food Allergies, Asthma
     
     
  • Robert Garofalo

    Adolescent Medicine Expert

    Keywords:
    Lgbt, transgender children, Adolescent Medicine, Sexuality, HIV
     
     

Contacts

Julianne Bardele
Media Contact

jbardele@luriechildrens.org

312.227.4265

Maureen Jones

maujones@luriechildrens.org

312-227-4767

Kathleen Keenan
Communications and Media Strategist

kkeenan@luriechildrens.org

312-227-4262

Vita Lerman
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vlerman@luriechildrens.org

Julie Pesch
Public Affairs Director

jpesch@luriechildrens.org

312-227-4261

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