Checkup Newsroom (Artee Gandhi)

2019
September
11,
2019
| 05:39 PM America/Chicago
It’s that time of year again. With flu season upon us, many parents are breaking the news to their kids that it’s time for “a shot.” It’s also a time you likely dread as much as your kids, knowing how helpless you feel when they are anxious and yo...
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2017
December
08,
2017
| 03:46 AM America/Chicago
“I absolutely hated my life. I wanted to die. I wanted God to take all the pain away. I prayed to God to let me die.” How had it come to this for Madisyn Metaxas? ...
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September
20,
2017
| 05:43 PM America/Chicago
She holds in her hands the autopsy report of her 19-year-old son, a young man with dreams to “do something big in this world.” Tracy Jensen often thinks about her son, Ethan. He was someone with an amazing aptitude for learning. “He was a boy who ...
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2016
September
19,
2016
| 11:36 PM America/Chicago
Opioid abuse has become an epidemic not only for adults, but also for children. Artee Gandhi, M.D., medical director of Cook Children’s Pain Management Program, says that health care has neglected the prevalence of pediatric pain and has not placed f...
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June
15,
2016
| 04:59 PM America/Chicago
When James arrived home from work one evening, he found his little boy, Nickolas anxiously waiting for him. James saw Nickolas with a football. He’d waited a long time to throw and catch a football once again with his dad. It wasn’t that long a...
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2014
October
04,
2014
| 07:14 PM America/Chicago
You remember the old saying, “No pain, no gain!” Do you still hear that being used? I do. Is that really true? Do you have to go through pain for there to be gain?More and more young athletes are experiencing pain while participating in sports. Some ...
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