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May is for Miracles

Every May, we, at UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital, can barely wait for the Celebration of Miracles Luncheon to announce the 2014 Miracle Makers and Miracle Kids. Today, we finally got to reveal who they are at the Rochester Riverside … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time to Register for the 2014 Stroll for Strong Kids

This year’s peace, love and healing-themed Stroll for Strong Kids Walk and 5K will take place Saturday, May 31, at Genesee Valley Park and is guaranteed to be a groovy time! The 5K race will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed … Continue reading

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Future children’s hospital reaches new construction milestones

As we move into a season of growth and renewal, the construction of UR Medicine’s future Golisano Children’s Hospital, scheduled to open its doors in 2015, continues to progress in many ways. While the finishing touches are being put on … Continue reading

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Crush Cancer Concert honors patient with brain cancer

Friends and family of Hannah Metzler, a Fairport High School (FHS) junior and UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital patient who passed away last month after a battle with brain cancer, will gather in memory of Hannah at the second Crush Cancer Concert … Continue reading

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Wegman Family Foundation Gives Hospital $7M

Yesterday, University of Rochester President Joel Seligman announced two extraordinary gifts from The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation (WFCF): a $7 million gift to support UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital and a $10 million lead gift to the University’s Institute for … Continue reading

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Autism rate rises to 1 in 68 children

According to a new estimate issued March 27 by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) the number of kids with autism has risen sharply. The data identifies 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) … Continue reading

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Spread the Word to End the Word

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This week, Cafe 601 at the University of Rochester Medical Center broke into a party, celebrating with a DJ and a blues band the many pledges from its diners to end the use of the “R-word.” All across the University of … Continue reading

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Patient Inspires Others to “Never Give Up”

As an 11 year old, the most Morgan Smithling was concerned about was practicing for her swim meets, what her sisters were up to, and showing her family’s Brown Swiss cows in the next county fair. In January 2013, however, … Continue reading

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2014 Drive for Miracles Radiothon Sets Record High

Phones rang off the hook at the 2014 Drive for Miracles Radiothon, presented by Tops Friendly Markets. Patient families, medical professionals and volunteers from the community, and local businesses, showed their dedication to UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital by helping … Continue reading

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Take a Look Inside Our Future Hospital Building

In preparation for Thursday and Friday’s Drive for Miracles Radiothon broadcast, members of the Rochester Clear Channel Radio team had the opportunity to take a look inside some of the areas of the future Golisano Children’s Hospital building. After learning … Continue reading

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