2014 News

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Is Your Child Suffering From Spring Allergies?

If your child is experiencing a runny or congested nose, sneezing, watering eyes they may be suffering from spring allergies. Learn more about these symptoms, pollen and allergic rhinitis from the experts in the Allergy Program at Children's Hospital Colorado. 

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Children’s Hospital Colorado Announces Associate Chief Medical Officer of Children’s Colorado at Memorial Hospital and Southern Colorado

On March 24, 2014, William "Bill" Hardin, Jr., MD, assumed the role of associate chief medical officer of Children's Colorado at Memorial Hospital and Southern Colorado.

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Children's Colorado Recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

Together with our partners, The Kempe Center and Kohl's Cares, Children's Colorado has undertaken a campaign to end Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) and other forms of abusive head trauma -- the leading cause of death among child abuse cases in the United States. Learn how you can help.

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Family Reach Sponsors Celebrity Chef Cooking Demo for Oncology Families

Patients and families from the Center of Cancer and Blood Disorders enjoyed a star-studded cooking demo at the hospital on April 1.

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Student Shaves Head in Support of Children's Colorado Patient

Kamryn Renfro, 9, was suspended from school for shaving her head in support of Children’s Colorado patient, Delaney Clements, 11, who is undergoing treatment for neuroblastoma.

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Devan Ortiz, 7, Undergoing Bone Marrow Transplant at Children's Hospital Colorado to Stall Genetic Disorder

9News spoke with Children's Hospital Colorado's Dr. Pete Baker about patient Devan Ortiz, 7, who is undergoing a bone marrow transplant to stall a genetic disorder.

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Warming Hearts and Heads

NBC News features Suzy Luff, a Colorado student who knits hats for premature babies treated at Children’s Hospital Colorado's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Read on or watch the video from NBC News to see how Suzy's efforts have provided hope to families across Colorado.

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Governor Hickenlooper Signs Marijuana Safe-Packaging Bill

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law today a marijuana safe-packaging bill that enhances protection for kids with respect to marijuana edibles. The new law requires marijuana edibles to be sold in child-resistant, opaque, re-sealable packaging.

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Exaggeration May be a Factor in Some Pediatric Concussion Symptoms

Michael Kirkwood, Ph.D. and co-director of Children's Hospital Colorado's concussion program, published a study in about youth who may exaggerate symptoms after a concussion.

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Children's Colorado and Denver Art Museum Host Painting Party

Children’s Hospital Colorado partnered with the Denver Art Museum to host a drip paint party for patients, families, and staffers to explore self-expression.

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More Research Needed to Determine Medical Marijuana's Effect on Epilepsy

In this CNN article, Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD and chief of neurology at Children's Hospital Colorado, addresses the need for more research to determine medical marijuana’s effect on epilepsy.

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Teen Recovering from Heart Surgery After Baseball Coaches Save His Life

Two high school baseball coaches jumped into action when 14-year-old Tommy Lucero’s heart suddenly stopped during practice. Lucero was airlifted to Children's Hospital Colorado, where he underwent heart surgery to repair a previously undiagnosed heart defect.

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Children's Colorado Patients Head to Rockies Spring Training

Colorado Rockies shortstop, Troy Tulowitzki, treats a group of patients from Children's Hospital Colorado to Colorado Rockies Spring Training in Arizona.

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ZooTV Brings Virtual Adventure to Children's Hospital Colorado

Children and families at Children's Hospital Colorado can enjoy the wildlife experience of the San Diego Zoo through unique television programming.

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How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

In this video, Dr. Michelle Brock, sleep specialist at Children's Hospital Colorado, offers tips on how to help kids get a better night's sleep.

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Alice 105.9’s 36 Hours for Kids Raises $1.87 Million!

From February 12-14, Alice 105.9 broadcasted live from the Children’s Colorado Boettcher Atrium and shared stories from kids and families treated in our network. Alice’s 36 Hours for Kids radiothon is one of our hospital's biggest fundraising events. See how we did this record-breaking year!

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Children’s Hospital Colorado CEO James E. Shmerling Elected Chair of the Children’s Hospital Association Board

On Jan. 1, 2014, James E. (Jim) Shmerling, CEO of Children’s Hospital Colorado, began his year-long term as chair of the Children’s Hospital Association Board of Trustees.

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Colorado Fetal Care Center Saves Twins' Lives

The Miller family from Provo, Utah traveled to see Dr. Tim Crombleholme at the Colorado Fetal Care Center when they learned that their unborn twins had Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome. Watch their story.

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