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Be a Hero. Support Miracles Today.

You can be a superhero for patients, like Addison, at Golisano Children’s Hospital. Read more about Addison Koons, one of our 2010 Miracle Kids, here. Support miracles today and visit www.givetokids.urmc.edu. Thank you.  

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Born with Heart Condition, Today Chris Avena Lives Life in the Fast Lane

Driving fast cars, roller coaster riding and skydiving and are not typical hobbies for patients born with a heart problem. However, for thrill-seekers like Chris Avena, a heart defect will always come second to a rush of adrenaline. Born at … Continue reading

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Attend Medical School for an Evening: Pediatric Specialists Share Expertise with Hospital Supporters

Have you ever wanted an inside look at what it’d be like to be one of Golisano Children’s Hospital‘s pediatric specialists? On April 18, Golisano Children’s Hospital’s leading experts on neonatology, cancer, autism, eating disorders, surgery and orthopaedics, and congenital heart … Continue reading

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A Heart-Focused Visit to the White House

February is American Heart Awareness Month — a time when our nation comes together to prevent and reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Efforts range from very local initiatives — including the Heart Ball in Rochester that took place earlier … Continue reading

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Heart Health Starts in Childhood

Building a healthy lifestyle starts in childhood. Here at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, we’re invested in treating medical conditions that our community’s children are facing today, but we also want to do our part … Continue reading

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Three-Year-Old Boy on the Road to Recovery from Heart Defect

At 3-months-old, Charlie Levin wasn’t thriving like a normal baby. He was losing weight, constantly vomiting and breathing rapidly. After a chest X-ray in his hometown of Buffalo revealed an enlarged heart, Charlie was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. … Continue reading

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Children’s Heart Center and Family Support Group Welcome Heart Patients to Picnic

Jennifer Tillou, pediatric social worker at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, helps families cope with stress and work through the difficult decisions that can come with having a child diagnosed with heart problems. Tillou also assists families from … Continue reading

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Recovery From Complicated Surgery Shows Teen has a Whole Lot of Heart

Tracey and Tim Sheehan had run out of options for their son, Ryan, who wasborn with a complex set of heart defects. His great arteries came from the wrong sides of the heart, his lower chambers were switched, there was … Continue reading

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