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Ethan and his twin brother were both born early at just 24 weeks. As is often common in premature babies, Ethan had a hole in his heart, underdeveloped lungs, and problems with his eyesight. Although doctors were able to close the hole in his heart, Ethan developed chronic lung disease, a progressive condition where the […]
“Kayden’s broken body was covered in bruises and abrasions from head to toe” Kayden was riding his bike to the high school football stadium when he was struck by a car. The 14 year old was rushed to CoxHealth’s Dee Ann White Women’s and Children’s Hospital by ambulance and brought into the ER as a […]
Boy with Bacterial Pneumonia Named a Hero by Kids Wish Network and CoxHealth Dee Ann White’s Women’s and Children’s HospitalFebruary 3rd, 2016
“If the bacteria entered Connor’s bloodstream, it could cause organ failure” Connor was admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit after being diagnosed at just 6 years old with bacterial pneumonia, an infection in the lungs that cause the air sacs to become inflamed and filled with fluid and cellular debris. It causes severe chest […]
Avery experienced constant pain that was only partially relieved by medication The last few weeks of January for 6-year-old Avery were spent at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. After undergoing multiple labs and tests, doctors were able to determine Avery was suffering from disseminated mycobacterium avium-intracellular complex (DMAC), an infection that causes patients to suffer […]
Laramie continues to push past the pain in every session On November 9, 2014, Laramie’s life changed forever. After getting caught in a house fire, the 5-year-old sustained severe burns on 75% of his body. When Laramie first arrived at Shriners Hospitals for Children- Cincinnati, he was in a medically-induced coma and had to undergo […]