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Cancer Patients Experience Stardom for a Day

Nevaya Ferguson is a typical 6-year-old who loves her puppy and wants to be a veterinarian when she grows up. But she has endured more than most people will in a lifetime. After being diagnosed with neuroblastoma, Nevaya underwent chemotherapy treatments and two bone marrow transplants. Watch the video and learn more about Nevaya’s treatment […]

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Fighting food allergies as a family

In 2003, Amy Arneson suspected her 19-month-old son, Ethan, might have food allergies because he constantly threw up after eating. But doctors who saw Ethan told her she was overreacting. “Babies throw up,” they said. Then she fed Ethan eggs one morning, and he had to receive epinephrine in an ambulance to make it to […]

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Lifesaving Gift Brings Family Back to Children’s

In honor of Nurses Week, Christy Corey shares her daughter’s journey and attributes her survival with Children’s nurse Kerry Wilder. During delivery, Christy and baby Aarlyn suffered a placenta abruption – they were both hemorrhaging. After being stabilized at the local hospital, Aarlyn was careflighted to Children’s where a Neonatal ICU team waited for her. […]

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Anthony Herman

Rhythm of the Heart: Part 1

Somewhere in Marshall, Texas, a 10-year-old boy named Anthony Herman is tapping out a rhythm on his shoes with sticks he picked up from the forested area surrounding his home. And somewhere inside of Anthony’s chest is a heart that is beating to a different, syncopated rhythm. However, neither the beat on Anthony’s shoes or […]

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Greyson with his Mom and Dad

Little Boy Wonder: Part 2

Newborn Greyson was taken by ambulance, with Dad Edward and the Children’s Transport team, to the Neonatal ICU where the neonatal team waited for him. Greyson underwent more extensive diagnostic testing, including an X-ray with contrast dye to locate the obstruction’s position. Wendy was waiting for him as soon as the surgery was done. Joseph Murphy, […]

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