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Why Are 1,000 People Doing Yoga in the Same Room? Because of This Woman!

Rich Polt | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Rich Polt

Does a person who perspires a lot -- say a personal trainer or certified yoga instructor -- possess a greater capacity to transform innovative ideas into realities? I have no way of knowing, but after meeting Sarah Gardner, I'm inclined to say hell yes!

Not Everyone Gets To Go Home

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 06.15.2014 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

Your world shrinks when your child is hospitalized with a serious condition.

The Heart of the Matter: A Love Letter

Gail Federici | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Gail Federici

February is a time to spread awareness of heart disease and also to recognize the astounding achievements of the medical community in treating matters of the heart and these things are important to me.

Darkness and Light

Wendy Francis | Posted 08.18.2013 | Parents
Wendy Francis

June 15th marks a celebration I didn't know if I'd ever see: my son's fifth birthday. We assembled a quote board of Nicholas's most memorable lines from the year, including his prayers one night when he asked, "God bless the Superheroes who keep us safe. Superman, Batman and Robin."

SheZow, Bam, Pow! Children Trangressing Gender in Real Life and Media

Dana Beyer | Posted 08.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The one group of trans persons over whom there is still oftentimes fierce debate in the medical community is composed of children. We simply don't have any evidence-based understanding of which gender non-conforming boys will turn out trans, which will be gay, and which straight -- gender conforming or not.

'Good Times Never Seemed So Good'

Christi Guthrie | Posted 06.23.2013 | Good News
Christi Guthrie

So many of us watching the news from Boston last week on our televisions felt as we did on September 11, 2001: stuck waiting for an answer, waiting for some kind of relief.

Parents Magazine Names 10 Best Children's Hospitals In U.S.

Posted 02.07.2013 | Parents

Parents magazine has released its list of the 10 best pediatric hospitals in the United States. The editorial team took into account data submitted by...

Emma Mustich

LOOK: Baby Recovering After Craniofacial Surgery | Emma Mustich | Posted 01.31.2013 | Parents

Dominic Pio Gundrum entered the world with a double diagnosis his doctor calls "exquisitely rare." The 7-month-old boy, whose family is the subject...

Little Bubbles' May Bring Big Change In Medical Care

| Posted 06.28.2012 | Science

By Sarah C. P. Williams John Kheir knows what it's like to lose a race against time with oxygen. In October 2006, the pediatric critical care doctor...

Teen Uses Lavish 'Sweet 16' Party To Raise Money For Hospital

Somerville Patch | Posted 02.09.2012 | Impact

Charlotte Schofield, a Somerville High School student, recently held a huge bash at The Center for Arts at the Armory, a local venue that looks like a...