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Jerry Davich

In the U.S., someone dies by suicide about every 11.89 minutes. more

Aug 3, 2017 12:21 PM General Parenting

Look no farther than your child's smile more

Jul 20, 2017 1:21 PM Special Needs

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Tips for staying strong in your search for answers more

May 17, 2016 8:07 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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A Chicago area mom's crusade to mend broken hearts. more

Feb 8, 2016 4:33 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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The Zdanky family just takes life one hour at a time. more

Mar 31, 2015 7:17 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Sexual development disorders are seen in up to 1 in 4,500 babies. Now, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is helping to provide answers to their families' questions. more

Mar 30, 2015 8:04 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Connor was on the verge of self-destruction, until a dentist took a look at his noisy breathing problem. more

Oct 6, 2014 4:06 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Jack O'Donnell knew his life needed to change. It was realizing he was slowly killing himself and might not be around to see his children grow up that finally got him moving--literally. more

Jun 20, 2014 11:03 AM Chicago Parent Archives

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Frank Pinc

Read one mom's heartbreaking story of raising her children while slowly succumbing to the effects of ALS. more

Mar 7, 2014 1:37 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Tracy Balnis owns Rissi's Old Time Candy & Toys in Berwyn. But she's also raising nine children, four of whom have special needs. more

Feb 26, 2014 12:45 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Chicago Bear Matt Forte talks parenting, faith and football with Chicago Parent. more

Sep 6, 2013 11:26 AM Chicago Parent Archives

When Chris and Kerry Lynch's daughter Mary Cate was born, they found out she had Apert syndrome. Since then, the family has made it their mission to bring awareness to the rare condition. more

Jul 23, 2013 10:48 AM Chicago Parent Archives

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Katie Driscoll

Rita Santana has big hopes for her little boy, Angelo, who was born with Russell-Silver Syndrome. more

Mar 20, 2013 3:48 PM Special Needs

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Frank Pinc

A Naperville family is trying to help others understand an often misdiagnosed disorder called PANDAS (pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections.) What you need to know. more

Jul 27, 2012 12:33 PM Chicago Parent Archives

The center helps streamline the process for hurt children and angry parents to get justice and closure. more

Mar 27, 2012 12:54 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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TV show brings to light little boy's plight more

Sep 8, 2011 4:04 PM Chicago Parent Archives

KidsÂ’ rocker Ralph Covert is hosting two benefit shows for one little girl, her family and other people with Mitochondrial disease. more

Jun 27, 2011 10:24 AM Chicago Parent Archives

For one Plainfield family, a spin of the genetic wheel went terribly wrong, but they say they find hope and happiness in every day. more

Apr 27, 2011 11:14 AM Chicago Parent Archives