Tuesday, Nov 20 2018
Katie Caldwell-Burchett lives about 250 miles from Children’s Hospital Colorado in Rawlins, Wyoming. So when her daughter, Olivia, was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 4 months old, it was not easy to access the expert pediatric care her baby needed. The family spent countless hours in the car travelling to Children’s Colorado for treatment, right up until Olivia passed away in October of 2013.
Tuesday, Oct 9 2018
It is a common misconception that people struggling with eating disorders can be “scared into recovery.” In fact, the opposite is true. It took five weeks in the eating disorder unit at Children’s Hospital Colorado and years of treatment for me to realize this.
Wednesday, Sep 19 2018
I was diagnosed with a rare, stage-4 cancer known as Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS). This cancer was found in my pelvis, and I was told I had less than a 10% chance of survival. When I was diagnosed, I thought it was the end of the world.
Monday, Aug 6 2018
In this powerful essay, Joan Slaughter, co-founder and executive director of The Morgan Adams Foundation, explains why she and her family support research at Children’s Hospital Colorado — and why she thinks it’s important for others to do the same.
Thursday, Jul 12 2018
Eight years ago, Jaden suffered a stroke at birth which resulted in Hydrocephalus, an incurable condition where fluid builds up deep within the brain, and subsequently had brain surgery at just four months old. His parents, Christina and Roy, were told he’d likely never be able to walk or talk. Today, 60+ trips to Children’s Hospital Colorado and eight years later, Jaden is doing just that, and so much more.