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Transplant Patient Gives Back

Published: Nov 21st, 2013

When Pete Schwob was 9 years old, he began spitting up blood. For no known reason, the capillaries in his alveoli (hollow cavities in the lungs) were bursting and destroying […]

Adopting Hannah

Adopting Hannah

Published: Nov 20th, 2013

November is National Adoption Awareness Month and Prematurity Awareness Month. We asked Adam and Jennifer Bess, parents of a premature adopted baby, to share their touching story. Find out how […]

Meet NICU Nurse Jennifer Pearce

Meet NICU Nurse Jennifer Pearce

Published: Nov 20th, 2013

At the time, Jennifer Pearce, RN, had spent more than five years in the NICU at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital caring for the tiny patients fighting for their lives, […]

A Mark on Hemophilia

A Mark on Hemophilia

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

Taking a closer look at the impact two professors in the Division of Cellular and Molecular Therapy in the Department of Pediatrics are having on hemophilia treatment People thought Arun […]

Living with Hemophilia

Living with Hemophilia

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

If you covered up the green and yellow bruises on Brett Palaschak’s arms, you would never know he was different from any other 22-year-old. The only things that really separates […]

A Gift of Gratitude

A Gift of Gratitude

Published: Oct 7th, 2013

By Styliana Resvanis    Growing up in a family of physicians, Joan Anderson never quite became acquainted with the nursing side of health care. But that all changed in 2011 […]

Meet Christopher Jolley, M.D., and Genie Beasley, M.D.

Meet Christopher Jolley, M.D., and Genie Beasley, M.D.

Published: Jul 2nd, 2013

As a young YMCA volunteer, Christopher Jolley, M.D., learned early on in life that he wanted to work with children. Once he started high school, it didn’t take long for […]

Meet Nathan

Published: Apr 3rd, 2013

Meet Nathan, one of the Children’s Miracle Network Ambassadors! Read Nathan’s Story

Nate Ferrell

Nate Ferrell

Published: Aug 30th, 2012

Ask 4-year-old Nate Ferrell to show you his ‘arc reactor’ and he will flash a big smile, lift up his shirt and point to his stomach. “See?” Nate may not […]

Michael

Michael

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Michael was diagnosed with a brain tumor called Fibrillary Astrocytoma, Grade II at the age of eight, when he had begun to show significant symptoms; he had lost the use […]