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Interior Design of Golisano Children’s Hospital to Be Soothing, Engaging

The new Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center will be a place of healing, but it will also be a place to celebrate who our patients, families, faculty and staff are. Ballinger architects and hospital staff … Continue reading

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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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Teen’s Hospital Experience Ended with Souvenir Smiles and Smiley Faces

In February 2011, 13-year-old Sarah Casto woke her parents up early in the morning, complaining that her stomach hurt very badly. Sarah’s parents called her pediatrician, Richard Bloom, M.D., who told them that Sarah might have appendicitis. He immediately sent … Continue reading

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Arieona’s Story

Watch Arieona Beasley laugh, and one can’t help but smile. It’s hard to imagine that the 3-year-old Miracle Kid has ever been anything but a ball full of energy. Offering an abundance of hugs with everyone she meets, her nickname, … Continue reading

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Enhanced Support for Children with Autism

One in every 88 children is affected by autism spectrum disorder. With a steady rise in the prevalence of autism, more and more families are seeking support and treatment. The University of Rochester has become a national leader in autism treatment … Continue reading

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Virtual 3D Model of New Golisano Children’s Hospital Ready for Viewing

Golisano Children’s Hospital is forging ahead with its plans to build a brand new state-of-the-art children’s hospital for our community’s children and families. Plans are coming along quickly, as nurses, doctors, parents, architects, builders and staff members join forces to … Continue reading

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Preparing for Surgery at Golisano Children’s Hospital

School is out for summer, which means family vacations and lots of time outdoors. Many families also take time during the long summer break to schedule elective surgical procedures for their children. Families preparing for surgery can rest assured that … Continue reading

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Fiddler in the Pediatric Treatment Center

Emily Luna, 12, of Farmington, NY was diagnosed with aplastic anemia three years ago. It’s been a long and sometimes painful journey, but being the cheerful and upbeat soul she is, she takes every opportunity to  brighten the days of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Weather Takes Charity Events Outdoors

Summer is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the company of family and friends. This season, why not take some time to get involved while enjoying the great outdoors? See how you can get out and help support … Continue reading

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Miracle Weekend Deeply Rooted in Community Support

Walk around the University of Rochester’s River Campus, the backdrop for the annual Stroll for Strong Kids Walk and 5K Race, and you’ll find plenty of big, beautiful trees. Much like Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical … Continue reading

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