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Lurie Children’s Hospital
Lurie Children’s Hospital

Kayden Swann, Toddler Shot In Head On Lake Shore Drive, Out Of Intensive Care And Expected To Have ‘A Great Road Ahead’

“After over two weeks of intensive care treatment, Kayden Swann, now 22 months old, has been extubated and is breathing on his own with support,” Dr. Marcelo Malakooti of Lurie’s Children’s Hospital said in a statement.

Downtown

Help Reimagine The Historic Sears Sunken Garden At A Community Design Workshop Series Launching Sunday

The new design of the Sears Sunken Garden will incorporate feedback from residents on how they want the garden to look.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Organization Will Launch Community Health Hub Inside Elementary School: ‘Access Is The Most Important Thing’

By basing health services at Herzl School of Excellence in North Lawndale, parents and students can access needed resources at a place they already go to daily, organizers say.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Children’s Museum Planned At Ogden Commons Will Teach West Side Kids About Health And Wellness

Some of the planned exhibits are a reading corner with books from Black and Latino authors, a pretend pediatrician's office and a play kitchen for kids to learn about healthy eating.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

After Year Of Pandemic, West Side Health Collaborative Credits ‘Power Of Partnership’ To Battle Health Disparities

West Side United, led by a partnership of six hospitals, is working to close the life expectancy gap between Black and white Chicagoans. But when COVID hit, it pivoted to tackle those unique challenges, too.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Businesses Win $10,000 Grants To Help Recover From Pandemic

The grants were awarded by West Side United, a collaborative of hospitals, residents and organizations working to improve community health by tackling the social conditions that lead to poor outcomes.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Activists Rejoice As Lurie Children’s Hospital Vows To Stop Genital Surgeries On Intersex Children: ‘We’re Not Used To Victories’

For decades, intersex activists have called on the hospital to stop performing medically unnecessary surgeries on children born with sex characteristics that don't fit traditional definitions of male or female.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

7-Year-Old Jefferson Park Girl Raises $14,000 For Children’s Hospital By Making Rainbow Loom Bracelets

Hayley Orlinsky, 7, started making bracelets because she wanted to help nurses and doctors on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. She and her friends have now made more than 5,000.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park

Lurie Children’s Sells Its Lincoln Park Research Center To Sterling Bay

The Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute building at 2430 N. Halsted St. will be leased back to the hospital until operations are moved into Streeterville next summer.

Lincoln Park, Old Town