Heads Up: Bike Helmets Protect The Brain

When it’s time for kids to hop on their bikes, bike helmets are a must. And while most might think that a bike helmet protects against a bump on the head, according to Michael Macknin, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic Children’s, a bike helmet also serves to protect against serious brain injuries that can occur from … Read More

Courageous Children to be Honored at Cleveland Clinic Children’s 28th Annual Gala  

The 28th annual Cleveland Clinic Children’s Gala – presented by the Cleveland Cavaliers – will honor two inspiring young patients who demonstrate incredible resilience while facing medical adversity. This year’s honorees, Tye’rell Simpson, 6, of Cleveland, and Jack Sparent, 14, of Concord Township, will both receive the esteemed Courage Award on the evening of May … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Launches VeloSano Kids to Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer Research  

In an effort to unite communities and families to raise money for pediatric cancer research, Cleveland Clinic has launched VeloSano Kids, a year-round community fundraising initiative. One hundred percent of dollars raised supports lifesaving pediatric cancer research at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. The official launch for VeloSano Kids kicked off April 16 with a student-organized fundraiser … Read More

Boy Who Had Hole In His Heart Celebrates First Birthday

Rachel Powers was inspired to decorate the nursery for her second child, a son named Jeremiah, by the main character in C. S. Lewis’s “The Chronicles of Narnia” children’s book — Aslan, a powerful but gentle lion. 1-year-old boy who had a hole in his heart celebrates first birthday. #LoveYourHeart Read Jeremiah’s story➡️ https://t.co/LHC6tkasE6 pic.twitter.com/tmf1mUeicG … Read More

High School Football Player Tackles Rare Cancer Head-On

On the football field, Samer Babi didn’t let his slight stature prevent him from being a hard-hitting linebacker for his high school team. And that same aggressiveness and determination are serving him well in a much tougher battle, as the North Olmsted High School senior undergoes treatment at Cleveland Clinic Children’s for stage IV alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS), a rare, fast-growing form … Read More

After 18 months in NICU, baby celebrates second birthday at home

For his second birthday party, Crosby Gebura was surrounded by loved ones – mom Courtney, dad Justin, other family members and several nurses and staff from Cleveland Clinic Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).   A recent celebration held special significance for all in attendance, because a year ago, for Crosby’s first birthday, September 21, … Read More

Boston Children’s Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Announce Collaboration on Pediatric Heart Care 

BOSTON and CLEVELAND – Boston Children’s Hospital and Cleveland Clinic have entered into an agreement to provide complex pediatric heart services through Cleveland Clinic’s Cardiovascular Specialty Network, bringing together two world-renowned institutions to establish and  manage best practices related to patient care, outcome measurement, quality reporting and clinical research for children’s cardiovascular care. Cleveland Clinic has … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Children’s Ranked Among the Nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

Cleveland Clinic Children’s has been ranked as a national leader in clinical care by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017-2018 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals.” Three of Cleveland Clinic Children’s specialties – cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology and GI surgery and Urology – are ranked as the best in Northeast Ohio and among … Read More

“Eat. Sleep. Defend the Land”

As the Cleveland Cavaliers begin the defense of their NBA championship against the Golden State Warriors, the team’s newest fans will be outfitted in special “Born to Eat. Sleep. Defend the Land” onesies. All babies born at five labor and delivery units across the Cleveland Clinic health system will be bundled in the celebratory onesies, … Read More