Infusion Therapy: Meet Michael

Categories: Patient Families
No one could tell Meagan Ribera what was wrong with her son. She had taken him to doctors across New England without getting an answer. All she knew was that he had multiple issues: He was blind in one eye and had 20/400 vision in the other; he was born with a hole in his …

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HuskyTHON Announces Fundraising Goal of $1 Million

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events

Each year at the University of Connecticut, dozens of organizations and thousands of students fundraise all year long for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, and celebrate their efforts in the spring semester with an 18-hour dance marathon. The University of Connecticut first got in contact with Children’s Miracle Network in the fall of 1999 to get …

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Family Overcomes Loss by Giving Back

Categories: Events
Submitted by Kurt Knotts Parent and Race Coordinator On a Sunday morning in October 2009, my wife Kelly and I looked at our 11-week old daughter, Jamie, and knew we needed to drive to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. What we didn’t know was how our lives would change forever that day. We didn’t hear Dr. …

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Busy Concussion Clinic Combines Management and Research

Categories: Orthopedics Now
Busy Concussion Clinic Combines Management and Research
Jacey Clarke of East Haddam knows all too well what a concussion feels like. As a basketball player for Nathan Hale-Ray High School, Jacey, 16, was scrimmaging with her team last winter when she took a severe blow to the head. “I was running down to get in front of the Center and she side-checked …

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