Author Archive | Curtis Ippolito

Dehydration Can Sneak up on athletes

Sprints. Laps. Marching band drill-downs. These are a few activities that your football players, cheerleaders, marching band players and other fall athletes are concentrating on as they prepare for fall sports. In August. Outside. Under the boiling hot sun. One thing they’re probably not concentrating on? Hydration. Most teenagers prioritize it about as much as […]

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girl with broken arm

Our Orthopedics Department is one of the best

We know our patients and families, and certainly we employees, realize what an amazing Orthopedics team we have at Children’s. And U.S. News & World Report agrees, ranking our Orthopedics department as one of the very best pediatric programs in the country. Our orthopedic experts treat more kids with bone fractures than any other medical […]

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Bone marrow recipient meets donor

What being a marrow donor really means

Last week, a throng of Children’s employees, including myself, got to watch an amazing meeting here at Children’s. It was a long-awaited reunion of sorts between 6-year-old Laurel Good and Krista Katris, 23. Krista donated her bone marrow to Laurel over a year ago, a gift that saved Laurel’s life. Laurel, who was diagnosed at […]

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