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4-year-old Taylor has neurofibromatosis, which causes benign tumors all over her body. She got a doll yesterday with a port like hers.
We're grateful to have such a supportive community with kids like Samantha and Catie helping the Children's Hospital!
University of Virginia Healthcare Projects Revealed
On May 25, University of Virginia researchers displayed their findings at the UVA Children's Hospital. Click the photo to learn more.
For our youngest patients, books are a welcome distraction before a doctor's visit.
Last night, the Department of Pediatrics at UVA celebrated the graduation of all the physician trainees. Included in that group were our three 3rd-Year Fellows. We are very proud of Drs. Berenz (moving to Rush University in Chicago), Sullivan (staying at UVA), and Winters (moving to University of Minnesota). Congratulations!
When Lauren was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease, her doctor described it as "a tiger living inside you."
Pediatric researchers sharing their work, which tackles topics from asthma to food allergies to the effects of the first bath on newborn skin #UVA #research
UVA's Code ANA Teaches Schools About Food Allergies
Each year in this country, 200,000 people require emergency medical care for an allergic reaction to food, and experts say the problem is growing. Click the photo to learn more.
The Superhero Heart Run - Richmond is less than two weeks away! We'd love to have you on the UVA Hearts Team.
"I think there's still a prevailing notion among some parents that juice is a reasonable substitute for fruit." — UVA pediatrician Mark DeBoer, MD