Piper’s Story: Courage, Strength and Cerebral Palsy

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She is clothed with strength and dignity and laughs without fear of the future. This describes my precious daughter, Piper. She is a happy and energetic 5-year-old who is affected by spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Piper was stillborn three months premature and weighed a pound and a half. She was resuscitated and placed […]

Uncovering the Myths of Robotic Surgery

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Living in the digital age has given us amazing technology we once thought only the Jetsons would enjoy. We have robots that do everything from cleaning the floor to exploring distant planets. We even have some that perform surgeries on patients. Right? Well, not exactly. Surgeons have always relied on instruments to perform operations, including […]

Cancer Clinical Trials: Why are they important?

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Cancer clinical trials are research studies that involve real patients and can offer a new best practice or late-breaking strategy to help fight cancer. They also empower patients and their families by offering another option for cancer care with the guidance and safety of a team of experts including doctors and clinical research team members. […]

#LetsBuildAmazing Update

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The first of 2,500 tons of structural steel started going up early this week at the construction site of the new Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. Construction crews also continue to pour concrete at the new facility. To date, more than 65,000 of the anticipated 95,000 square feet of first level concrete have […]

What to Expect When You’re Expecting…to Quit

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Stopping the regular use of tobacco products is a tremendous step toward bettering your overall health, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to do. For most people, tobacco use is an addiction, and like any addiction, it takes great focus, dedication and strength to make the change permanent. Here are some of the most commonly […]