Help us thank everyone who shared their story, volunteered or donated to the #MixCares4Kids Radiothon, all joining together to raise $645,000 to help kids. And special thanks to our friends from Mix 104.1 for their continued support of the patients and families of Boston Children's.
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Our friends from Mix 104.1 are sharing the final, important moments of the #MixCares4Kids Radiothon on Facebook Live! Help us spread the word by sharing, too! And thank you for supporting our patients and families :)
Our friends from Mix 104 1 are sharing the final important moments

Final Minutes of Radiothon 2017

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Did you hear our friend Fiona this morning on the #MixCares4Kids Radiothon? Tune in to Mix 104.1 throughout the day to hear more of our patient families’ greatest stories. Special thanks to the Boston Cannons, Bob's Discount Furniture and Great Clips for making the day possible.
Did you hear our friend Fiona this morning on the MixCares4Kids Radiothon
Thanks for tuning in to day one of the #MixCares4Kids Radiothon! Special thanks to everyone who donated, became a Dreammaker or sponsored the day, including Canobie Lake Park, Au Bon Pain, Boston Cannons and Sprint. Join us again tomorrow beginning at 6 am to hear more incredible stories from our patient families.
Thanks for tuning in to day one of the MixCares4Kids Radiothon Special

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The U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame welcomes their newest member, Dr. Lyle Micheli! Along with his role as Director of Sports Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital and Founder of The Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Dr. Micheli has been a major part of the growth and development of rugby over the last 40 years. His love of rugby began as a student at Harvard, where he is now a professor... View more »
The U S Rugby Hall of Fame welcomes their newest member Dr

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Are you tuning in to the Mix 104.1 #MixCares4Kids Radiothon? Listen as patient families, like Charlotte’s, share their stories – then pledge your support to make more miracles happen.
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They are two of the most inspiring days on radio! Join us for the Mix 104.1 #MixCares4Kids Radiothon beginning tomorrow at 6 am! [ Bostonchildrens.org Link ]
They are two of the most inspiring days on radio Join us

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Having a child with Rett syndrome presents some challenges and offers many learning experiences. Read one mom’s account of seven life lessons having a daughter with Rett syndrome has taught her: [ Ms.spr.ly Link ]
Having a child with Rett syndrome presents some challenges and offers many
Justin seemed healthy on the outside, but a standard checkup revealed a life-threatening diagnosis of midaortic syndrome. He is the first patient ever to undergo the MAGIC procedure, developed by Boston Children’s surgeons.
Justin seemed healthy on the outside but a standard checkup revealed a

Saving Justin wasn't magic. It was M.A.G.I.C.

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Marcy McNaboe
Florrie Mulvey
Diane Harrington Itrato
When Jack was diagnosed with cleft palate, his parents immediately thought of 4-year-old Kailyn, an acquaintance who was thriving after care for a cleft lip at Boston Children’s Hospital. Learn how making connections has made all the difference for this family: [ Ms.spr.ly Link ]
When Jack was diagnosed with cleft palate his parents immediately thought of
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Brody was born with an omphalocele, meaning his internal organs were outside of his body. He spent months at Boston Children's before he was healthy enough to go home and Medicaid played a big part in covering his care. Last week, Brody traveled to Washington D.C. with his family for Family Advocacy Day, and met with U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren and other members of Congress! Follow along on... View more »
Brody was born with an omphalocele meaning his internal organs were outside

5-year-old Brody meets with senator during Medicaid lobbying trip

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Sarah McNiff
Rose Ozee Garner
Last week 5-year-old Brody traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in Family Advocacy Day. Learn more about Brody's journey and how Medicaid has impacted his life in this story from WCVB News:
Last week 5 year old Brody traveled to Washington D C to

Brody goes to Washington to lobby for Medicaid

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Between school and social demands, lots of children feel stress. But when does anxiety cross the line and become a mental health concern? We sat down with a clinical psychologist and child psychiatrist to get answers to questions lots of parents are facing: [ Ms.spr.ly Link ]
Between school and social demands lots of children feel stress But when
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Born with a heart defect, Nicholas also began having developmental challenges and was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at age 2. His mom, Liz, writes about his journey to becoming a happy, active and talkative 5-year-old: [ Ms.spr.ly Link ]
Born with a heart defect Nicholas also began having developmental challenges and
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When babies hear a human voice, their heart rate tends to slow, a sign they’re paying attention. But this may not happen in babies at risk for autism. Researchers in our Laboratories for Cognitive Neuroscience are exploring heart rate as a possible predictor of autism spectrum disorder: [ Ms.spr.ly Link ]
When babies hear a human voice their heart rate tends to slow
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On the basketball court, in the pool or just hanging out at home, Chloe is always smiling. Now, Chloe’s powerful smile is bringing together supporters and scientists to better understand Williams syndrome, the rare genetic disorder she was born with 11 years ago.
On the basketball court in the pool or just hanging out at

A smile with the power to advance research

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Message banking technology, developed to help kids in the hospital, gives patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, the power to communicate their humor, tenderness, passion and self to those around them. Meet Todd Quinn and Stephen Winthrop, two of the many ALS patients who have used this technology to preserve their voice.
Message banking technology developed to help kids in the hospital gives patients

Innovation beyond words, and children

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Just Dance, Xboxes galore and “mess free” arts and crafts… our friends at Microsoft provided kids and families with some indoor summer fun during a gaming hour at the hospital this week. Thanks to the Boston Bruins Alumni Association, some gamers even had the chance to play (and maybe beat!) Bruins Alum Dan LeCouture, on the virtual ice. Interested in how you can game and help our patients?... View more »
Just Dance Xboxes galore and “mess free” arts and crafts… our friends

Microsoft Gaming Party

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Taylor Danbury
Kathy Cross McClurg
Adriane Gilder
Today we celebrate Elliot! A year ago this little heart warrior underwent surgery at Boston Children’s and today he is thriving and filling his family’s life with joy every single day. Congratulations Elliot on your one-year heart milestone, we wish you the absolute best!
Today we celebrate Elliot A year ago this little heart warrior underwent

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