Tag: pneumonia

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Boy with Bacterial Pneumonia Named a Hero by Kids Wish Network and CoxHealth Dee Ann White’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital

February 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 […]

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Alana- Hero of the Month

April 28th, 2015

“Alana was very motivated” Little Alana just wasn’t getting better. After two weeks of doctor’s appointments and several types of antibiotics, 5-year-old Alana was admitted to Mercy Medical Center. She was diagnosed with dehydration, severe ear and bladder infections, pneumonia and unstable blood sugars as related to her type 1 diabetes. Alana had to withstand […]

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Brooklyn- Hero of the Month

April 9th, 2015

“Brooklyn is a trooper” The first time little Brooklyn fell ill with pneumonia, she only need a four day stay at BSA Health System hospital. But this time around, the 4-year-old was admitted for close to two weeks. Described as a “little diva” with “so much personality”, Brooklyn was quite the trooper during her recent […]

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Cameron- Hero of the Month

April 6th, 2015

“This award made Cameron’s night” Cameron is an outgoing and spunky little boy with a history of severe complications from asthma. For the second time in a month, Cameron was recently admitted to the Orange Regional Medical Center for care. The 4-year-old was brought to the ER because he was having a difficult time breathing. […]

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Xakkary- Hero of the Month

March 27th, 2015

He was admitted for a severe and rare case of pneumonia After spending over 18 days at BSA Health System hospital in Texas, 3-year-old Xakkary demonstrated bravery many, many times. He was admitted for a severe and rare case of pneumonia that required multiple procedures. Xakkary courageously suffered through a central tube, chest tubes, a […]

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