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The State of Pediatric Cancer

James R. Downing, MD | Posted 09.30.2016 | Impact
James R. Downing, MD

Each month, I hold a special gathering for patients and their families at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to hear about their experiences and ho...

12-Year-Olds Form Supportive Bond While Battling Cancer Together

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.01.2016 | Good News

The bond between these kids is helping them through the toughest of times. Stella Usiak and Lucas Lowe, both 12, met during their battles with acute ...

10 Things You Need to Know About Congenital Heart Disease From a Mom Who Lost Her Son To It

Lexi Behrndt | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
Lexi Behrndt

There are many things that need to be said about this, because frankly, congenital heart disease does not get the awareness, funding, or research that it so desperately deserves.

Family Planning and HIV: New Evidence That Integration Works

Ward Cates | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact
Ward Cates

An AIDS-free generation. Eliminating pediatric HIV infections and keeping mothers alive. Providing 120 million more women with more convenient choices of effective contraceptives to avoid unintended pregnancies.

WATCH: 9-Year-Old Girl Gives Her Own Birthday Toys To Sick Children

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Nine-year-old Riley Norris came up with an idea one day on her drive to school. According to CNN, she asked her mom if she could donate her birthday p...

When Drug Companies Choose Profits Over People

John Horton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Horton

Nobody should begrudge a drug manufacturer's profitability for developing a lifesaving drug. But in return, patients should demand that drug companies adhere to FDA rules and put people, not profits, first.

Psychiatric Drugs and Poor Kids

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bruce E. Levine

Children covered by Medicaid are far more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic drugs than children covered by private insurance, even if they have no psychotic symptoms.

So You Think You Can Dance... For 26 Hours?

Levi Felix | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Levi Felix

"Dance Marathon places students at the forefront of social change, illustrating that this generation will not simply sit back and watch injustice unfold."