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2016
December
27,
2016
| 05:05 PM America/Chicago
It may sound like an outdated illness of the past, but toxic shock syndrome is still a very real, frightening condition that nearly took the life of a 15-year old Michigan girl. The story of Rylie Whitten has recently made national headlines. Her ...
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July
18,
2016
| 03:47 PM America/Chicago
Alyssa is 13 years old, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at her. She’s one of only a handful of children in the world who, for some unknown reason, do not age. “Until a couple years ago, no one could tell us what she had. Everyone said she was ...
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2014
May
20,
2014
| 04:42 PM America/Chicago
Marc Mazade, an Infectious Disease specialist at Cook Children’s, first heard about Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) at a presentation last year.While Dr. Mazade says the attack rate of MERS seems low compared to other respiratory illnesses, h...
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