Pediatric Matters Archive

Pediatric Matters includes news, donor events, happenings, initiatives and medical breakthroughs at Connecticut Children’s.

Latest Issue - Fall 2014

Patience and Courage are Beating this Congenital Condition
Shemar was born with congenital scoliosis caused by improper formation of the spine in the womb.

Reaching beyond Borders for Healthy Development of Connecticut’s Children
Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (OCCH) is promoting the healthy development of all children thanks to a generous grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

National Superhero Day Brings Superheroes and Smiles to Connecticut Children’s
This summer, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center magically transformed its main campus into a superhero dream world in honor of National Superhero Day.

Best in the Nation – Again
In June, Connecticut Children’s was once again named to the U.S News & World Report’s 2014-2015 Best Children’s Hospitals.

Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center Receives $100,000 Grant from CT DOT
After a devastating summer of children being left in hot cars across the nation, Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center wasted no time developing a campaign to spread awareness about this public health crisis.

New Sleep Center Changes the Lives of Children with Sleep Disorders
The Center is up and running and making quite an impact on the children in our community.

Connecticut Children’s Launches our “Coming Home” Campaign
We know no matter how far we go for your kids, it’s the trip home that truly heals. It’s a simple, yet poignant message that will most certainly resonate with any parent who has endured a hospital visit with their child.

Connecticut Children’s Launches Blog and Pinterest Account
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has expanded its social media presence to better connect with patients and families throughout the community.

Renowned Author Brad Meltzer Headlines Friends’ Storybook Gala
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Friends presents its 22nd Annual Storybook Gala on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Connecticut Convention Center.

Changing Pediatric Healthcare through Personalized Medicine
Connecticut Children’s physician scientists are working hard to develop “targeted therapies” for our cancer patients with solid tumors.

Groundbreaking Research in Pain Therapy
We are progressing from a population-based empirical ‘one drug fits all’ treatment model, to a focused personalized approach where specific treatments and procedures are individually tailored for the patient.

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