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Hope Is Medicine: A Medical Positive Outlook

Peddinti
Wishes provide kids hope when they need it most, and research shows they have effects on children’s overall well-being and health outcomes.

Jan 28, 2019

Hope Is Medicine: A Medical Positive Outlook

Peddinti
Wishes provide kids hope when they need it most, and research shows they have effects on children’s overall well-being and health outcomes.

Hope Is Medicine: Focusing on the Future

Charlie and his parents
Research shows that wishes have the possibility to give kids the hope and strength they need to fight harder. For children who are battling a critical illness, a wish can give them and their families the chance to believe anything is possible.

Jan 21, 2019

Hope Is Medicine: Focusing on the Future

Charlie and his parents
Research shows that wishes have the possibility to give kids the hope and strength they need to fight harder. For children who are battling a critical illness, a wish can give them and their families the chance to believe anything is possible.

Social Worker Brings Inspiration to Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Angela Berger, LCSW
Being around children with critical illnesses and their families, who are often anxious and exhausted, would take a mental and emotional toll on anyone. It would be easy for someone to get caught up in negative feelings if they work at a children’s hospital.

For Angela Berger, a licensed clinical social worker at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, the best way to combat these emotions is to refer a child to Make-A-Wish.

Apr 25, 2018

Social Worker Brings Inspiration to Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Angela Berger, LCSW
Being around children with critical illnesses and their families, who are often anxious and exhausted, would take a mental and emotional toll on anyone. It would be easy for someone to get caught up in negative feelings if they work at a children’s hospital.

For Angela Berger, a licensed clinical social worker at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, the best way to combat these emotions is to refer a child to Make-A-Wish.

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