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It’s hard to believe doctors weren’t sure this happy, healthy 4-year-old would survive. Mason was born with a diaphragmatic hernia and at 5 days old had surgery. Mason recently had his annual X-ray and any sign of his once life-threatening birth defect was nearly undetectable.

"Today marks my 70th day as a NICU mom. My 70th day of coming home to a nursery my daughter has never been in and a crib she’s never slept in. My 70th day of being a mom but not truly feeling like one." #WorldPrematurityDay #NCHPreemie http://bit.ly/37f7BTp

Dear New NICU Parent: 8 tips from former NICU parents for moms and dads just beginning their NICU journey. #WorldPrematurityDay #NCHPreemie #PrematurityAwarenessMonth #NICU http://bit.ly/2WQYALc

Think he likes his room? 😂
Thank you, @ChicagoBears, for making Connor’s first night in La La Land so magical! Time to hit the hay... we’ll see you guys in the morning!

Edith Zamanick, MD, contributed to research that led to a breakthrough therapy for #CysticFibrosis. Listen to her interview with @CPRNews about how it can change patients' lives.
https://www.cpr.org/show-segment/doctors-patients-hopeful-about-revolutionary-therapy-for-cystic-fibrosis/

Fifteen-year-old Connor Wilson, a hodgkins-lymphoma patient at #AdvocateKids & a lifelong @ChicagoBears fan, met some of his idols this morning at Halas Hall before taking off for tomorrow’s #CHIvsLAR game! Follow along this weekend as we take you behind the scenes of his trip.

Thanks to @united and @TheRealStaley for giving the Wilson Family the VIP treatment today at O’Hare before they take off. Look who’s also on our flight to LA... @paytonsun! #CHIvsLAR

Newer research suggests to introduce highly allergenic foods to your baby as early as 6 months. As a matter of fact, delaying the introduction of these foods may increase your baby’s risk of developing food allergies.

First stop... Halas Hall! This is the @chicagobears headquarters. Connor & his family are getting a VIP tour of the facility and will be high-fiving the players before we depart on @united for Los Angeles! #CHIvsLAR

Join us Thursday, Nov. 21 at Seattle Children's Hospital for Autism 210: Perspectives from the Autism Community. A panel will explore the many views, perspectives and experiences of individuals with autism, advocates, parents and professionals. Details: https://bit.ly/2OcoYeI

5-year-old Krew is officially part of the “Podders Crew” now.Two years ago, Krew was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. That meant finger pokes and insulin injections multiple times a day. But no more! Thanks to this new automatic insulin pump.

Colton is a fan of fall! He loves the cooler weather, watching football and playing outside with his big brother. What's your favorite thing about fall?

Brilliant and clear insights and coverage of #ImpeachingHearing from @MiekeEoyang —thank you! Hope to continue to hear from you on the @NewsHour

Twitter feed video.Brilliant and clear insights and coverage of #ImpeachingHearing from @MiekeEoyang —thank you! Hope to continue to hear from you on the @NewsHour
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.@ThirdWayNatSec's @MiekeEoyang explains the link between Russia and the current #ImpeachmentInquiry ⬇️

Some new parents may experience sadness & anxiety about lost independence. It’s normal & doctors are available to help you adjust.

TOMORROW: 15-year-old Connor Wilson and his family take off on @united for LA to watch #CHIvsLAR! The lifelong @ChicagoBears fan and lymphoma patient at #AdvocateKids will kick off his trip at Halas Hall in the morning. Tune in to catch all the behind-the-scenes action! 🐻⬇️

Here, we believe in transparency. That’s why we’re proud to partner with @PCHA_CHD to advocate for all programs to share congenital heart surgery #outcomes. Learn about the new portal that will help families understand data: https://prn.to/2JUCdPR #CardioTwitter #PedsCardiology

Since 1999, Tri Delta members have raised more than $68 million for St. Jude patients and their families. This means a lot to Callie. She always wanted to become a Tri Delta member, to help the children of St. Jude – like her sister Mary Jo. #NationalPhilanthropyDay

Wherever 14-year-old Cameron goes, a Labrador retriever named Morris follows. Morris is Cameron’s diabetes alert dog who puts his paw on Cameron’s knee to alert him when his blood sugar needs attention. Morris is named after Cameron’s hero, @JmoSmooth13. https://bit.ly/350glKW

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