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What Happens When a Teddy Bear Has Surgery?

At Children’s Medical Center, when a teddy bear has surgery, patients like 5-year-old Nicole Martinez get to learn about their own medical journey in a way they can understand. Plus, it’s a lot of fun, a part of childhood in short supply for many patients in the hospital. Pamela the Bear Visits Children’s Patients at […]

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Medical Play Helps Children Cope

Medical play is a way for our child life specialists to help children cope with their hospital stay. Watch child life specialist Crystal Wilkins help 4-year-old Alyssa Daggs, a patient in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, learn about her medical procedures with a special doll.

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