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Radiothon Raises Money for Children's Hospital Patient and Family Programs

Radiothon Raises Money for Children

Madison, Wisconsin - For 39 hours over three days, former and current patients and families at American Family Children’s Hospital will tell their personal and inspirational stories as part of the 12th Annual Radiothon on May 4, 5, and 6. Radio...
5/02/2016 | Radiothon Raises Money for Children's Hospital Patient and Family Programs

Evening Specialty Clinic Hours at American Family Children's Hospital

Evening Specialty Clinic Hours at American Family Children

Madison, Wisconsin - Patients are people, and people live busy lives.Squeezing a doctor's appointment in between work and school and soccer and clarinet lessons can be a challenge, so for the past six months American Family Children's Hospital has be...
4/26/2016 | Evening Specialty Clinic Hours at American Family Children's Hospital

Could Antibiotics Replace Surgery for Mild Appendicitis?

Could Antibiotics Replace Surgery for Mild Appendicitis?

Madison, Wisconsin - Children suffering from mild appendicitis may not need surgery to treat it.The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital have joined a multi-insti...
4/18/2016 | Could Antibiotics Replace Surgery for Mild Appendicitis?

Healthy Hospitals, Healthy People

Healthy Hospitals, Healthy People

In October of 2013 UW Health removed sugar-sweetened beverages from its cafeteria and vending machines, the first step in an ongoing commitment to improve patient and employee health by providing healthy food and beverage options.What motivated the c...
4/12/2016 | Healthy Hospitals, Healthy People

Study to Look at Symptom Management for End-of-life Pediatric Cancer Patients

Study to Look at Symptom Management for End-of-life Pediatric Cancer Patients

Madison, Wisconsin - An American Family Children’s Hospital nurse who has an affiliate appointment at the University of Wisconsin School of Nursing plans to research a way to better manage symptoms for dying pediatric cancer patients.“We ...
4/04/2016 | Study to Look at Symptom Management for End-of-life Pediatric Cancer Patients

About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

Cars Curing Kids is a group of car collectors and auto enthusiasts who are committed to supporting research and programs for childhood diseases at the American Family Children’s Hospital. The group was founded by Dr. Peter Nichol, a pediatric s...
3/17/2016 | About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Madisen's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Madisen

Young Madisen is a self-admitted "tough cowgirl." At birth she was diagnosed with aortic valve stenosis, and has had to have multiple procedures as she's grown to fix her heart valve.Using our low-dose radiation imaging technology, our pediatric hear...
1/06/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Madisen's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles' Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles

Diagnosed with a heart condition at birth, Miles faced numerous surgeries and treatments before he was 9 months old.Our pediatric heart team and hybrid catheterization lab has helped him get back to being a kid.
1/06/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles' Story

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