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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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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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Researchers Confirm Benefits of Cooling Therapy for Some Newborns

New study findings have confirmed that therapeutic hypothermia can help reduce the likelihood of death or disability in newborns at risk for brain damage.  Golisano Children’s Hospital’s neonatal expert and families of babies treated in the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care … Continue reading

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Golisano Children’s Hospital Moves into New Phase of Planning

Every week of planning brings us one week closer to breaking ground and building our new home for specialized pediatric care for the region’s children and families. This week, Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center and … Continue reading

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Why Play in the Hospital?

In honor of Child Life Awareness Month, Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Child Life program coordinator, Wendy Lane, has written a guest editorial on the benefits of child-directed play for hospitalized children.   When we think of children, many of us imagine … Continue reading

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