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Even More States Are Getting In On The Free ‘Baby Box’ Trend

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.30.2017 | Parents

For years, Finland has been hailed as a kind of promised land for parenting, thanks to its generous leave policies, subsidized daycare and famed free ...

We Must Challenge Assumptions about Pediatric Concussions

Debra Houry, MD, MPH | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Debra Houry, MD, MPH

It's easy to assume that most pediatric concussion cases are diagnosed in the emergency department (ED). However, new research, published this month i...

The Miracle On 34th Street- 1 Year Later

Patrice Bendig | Posted 02.05.2015 | Good News
Patrice Bendig

The most appropriate thing I can do to commemorate Weston's transplant anniversary is to urge others to be part of a miracle for a family waiting for the life-saving gift of organ and tissue donation.

Teen With Cancer Remixes Jay-Z, Shows There's Room To Laugh

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.04.2014 | Impact

Paging Jay Z: There’s a teen at a hospital in Philadelphia with whom you may want to collaborate. Since April, Tom G., 19, has been battling acut...

Adding Meaning to a Life Taken Too Soon: Ten Years Later

Jay Scott | Posted 09.30.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

This Friday, August 1, 2014 will mark 10 years since my daughter Alex lost her life to neuroblastoma, a form of childhood cancer, at just 8 years of age.

How I Performed 1,000 Burpees... Almost Effortlessly

Ed Tseng | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed Tseng

The zone is something that every athlete has experienced, but for most people, it is an elusive "x" factor that only comes around on rare occasions. And especially rare when it has to do with burpees.

The Moving Story of a Real-Life Miracle on 34th Street

Patrice Bendig | Posted 02.17.2014 | Good News
Patrice Bendig

2013-12-18-201312171499542_10202034595899338_145275351_nthumb.jpgThis past week, I witnessed a true Christmas miracle in the early hours of Dec. 12. 2013 come true for a seven-year old little boy, right on 34th Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Words of Wisdom From My Daughter: 'I Believe in Miracles'

Jay Scott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

I'm not here to tell you about a miracle that saved my daughter's life; instead of I'm here to tell you about the miracle that was her life, and how her 8 ½ years of life have left an enduring impact on the lives of other children battling cancers.

Girl Embroiled In Legal Battle Gets New Lung

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

June 12 (Reuters) - A lung donor has been found for a 10-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis who only became eligible for an adult organ transplant b...

Top 10 Children's Hospitals In America

Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents

U.S. News has released their annual report of the Best Children's Hospitals. The 10 hospitals who had the highest scores in three or more specialties ...

Just Months After Getting Leg Amputated, Teen Inspires On Lacrosse Field | Posted 10.03.2012 | Impact

Jason Garstkiewicz has scored plenty of lacrosse goals in his young life, but the one he scored recently for his Haddonfield, N.J., travel team seems ...

WATCH: Hospital Hosts Prom For Sick Kids

Posted 05.20.2012 | Impact

After Jeff Kahan lost his son to cancer, the grieving dad decided to bring life to kids battling life-threatening diseases. He fulfills his mission...

Making New Year's Resolutions Matter

Posted 01.19.2012 | Good News

By Felicia D'Ambrosio, The Daily Good Every December 31st we latch onto the chance for a fresh start, marked by give-ups -- cigarettes, Oreos, drin...

Why A Hospital Should Deny A Transplant To A 'Mentally Retarded' Child

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.17.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Amelia Rivera is 3 years old. Born with Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, doctors have told her parents that she will die in 6 months to a year without a kidney transplant. They also said that they would not perform that transplant.

What A Guy!

E! Online | Posted 09.14.2011 | Celebrity

Seriously, is there nothing Ryan Seacrest can't do?! Earlier today, the E! News anchor (just one of his roughly half-dozen jobs we get exhausted simp...

Teen Cancer Survivor Raises $12,000 For The Hospital That Treated Her

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Inspired by her own battle with brain cancer, 13-year-old Pearce Quesnberry has dedicated herself to helping others battling the disease and promoting...