Infusion & Dialysis Center Campaign Underway

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Click here for the latest on the new Infusion Center and Outpatient Dialysis Center at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center An $8 million fundraising campaign is now underway at Connecticut Children’s to build a state-of-the-art Infusion & Dialysis Center, where patients requiring infusion therapy for a range of chronic illnesses — and those requiring …

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Connecticut Children’s Launches Program to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation secured a substantial grant from Kohl’s recently to launch the Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (Kohl’s SCOR) initiative to educate parents about childhood obesity prevention from birth. Kohl’s awarded Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health a $350,000 grant to support the education of pediatric care offices, community organizations, nurse …

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Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Celebrates 5th Anniversary at Connecticut Children’s

Categories: Medical Center News
5th Anniversary of the Center for cancer and Blood Disorders
More than 120 donors, physicians, patients and staff gathered in Connecticut Children’s One World Café on April 19 to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the renovated Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Many of the donors in attendance were instrumental in supporting the $5 million Brighter Hope Campaign, which funded the renovation. The importance of …

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Five Scholar Patients Awarded Prestigious Isidore Wise Scholarships

Categories: Medical Center News, Patient Families
Each year, the Isidore Wise Scholarship Awards Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center selects five high school seniors who exhibit outstanding academic achievement, community service, strength of character, maturity and the promise of impressive future contributions to the world. Each awardee – all past or current patients of Connecticut Children’s – receives $5,000 to use …

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Crohn’s Disease and the Need for Continued Research

Categories: Medical Center News, Patient Families
Miriam is finally making progress managing her illness thanks to Connecticut Children's Division of Gastroenterology
Signs and symptoms of Crohn’s disease, a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), can range from mild to severe. Symptoms usually develop gradually, but can come on suddenly without warning. While Crohn’s sufferers may experience periods of remission, when it’s active, they know it. Symptoms can run the gamut from diarrhea, fever and fatigue to …

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