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Family Speaks Out on Dangers of Drinking and Driving
Aug 23, 2016

Family Speaks Out on Dangers of Drinking and Driving

As the Bodell family returned home from an afternoon of bowling, an intoxicated driver plowed into their car. Three-year-old Havana Bodell sustained a spinal cord injury. Less than a year later, the family is speaking out about the dangers of driving under the influence.
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Steven Koop, MD, Has Put Patients First for 30 Years
Aug 19, 2016

Steven Koop, MD, Has Put Patients First for 30 Years

For 30 years, Steven Koop, MD, has believed that all of medicine is about "Someone who says, 'Help,' and someone in the other chair to say, 'That's my work. To help you.'"
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Redefining Colten’s Childhood After Mystery Illness
Aug 16, 2016

Redefining Colten’s Childhood After Mystery Illness

Colten's family thought he'd come down with the stomach flu. Then his illness became something much more severe. Learn how a Gillette pediatric neurologist and Colten’s rehabilitation team helped him reclaim his childhood.
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Girl Scout’s Greatest Achievement is Being a Kid
Aug 11, 2016

Girl Scout’s Greatest Achievement is Being a Kid

Born a micro preemie weighing less than one pound, Ava came to Gillette when she began missing milestones. See how far this active 9-year-old has come as a result of treatments informed by gait and motion analysis data.
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A Miracle Carried Out By Many Hands
Aug 10, 2016

A Miracle Carried Out By Many Hands

When Willi fell off his longboard, sustaining a life-threatening brain injury, what followed was the night all parents fear. Hear from his mom, Mary, about the recovery she calls "miraculous" and the doctors and nurses she describes as "amazing."
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Rare Surgery Helps Donovan Live an Active Life
Aug 9, 2016

Rare Surgery Helps Donovan Live an Active Life

When a routine X-Ray revealed that Donovan's scoliosis had worsened to a severe 94 degrees, he underwent a life-saving surgery to straighten his spine. See why Donovan is living up to his name, which means "courageous."
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Improving Patients’ Lives by Transforming Appearance
Aug 4, 2016

Improving Patients’ Lives by Transforming Appearance

For children who have challenging craniofacial issues, Robert Wood, M.D.’s surgical skills and passion for innovation make a lifetime of difference.
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What Happens When You Have Your First Seizure
Aug 3, 2016

What Happens When You Have Your First Seizure

Even eight years later, George Jamison clearly remembers the moment. He was with his older brother, Jack, at summer camp, having the type of fun that only 8 and 10-year-olds can. Then everything went black. When he awoke, a lot had changed.
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Study: Trampoline Park Injuries on the Rise
Aug 1, 2016

Study: Trampoline Park Injuries on the Rise

A new study shows that the number of trampoline injuries is on the rise. Gillette experts say there is only one way to curb that trend -- don't use them.
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Gillette Employee Featured in NY Times
Jul 31, 2016

Gillette Employee Featured in NY Times

"Focus on your child’s strengths. Your approach and attitude are great teachers." Wise words from Rachel Wobschall, a major gifts officer at Gillette.
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Darius’ Remarkable Journey from Lithuania to Minnesota
Jul 26, 2016

Darius’ Remarkable Journey from Lithuania to Minnesota

Darius, who spent the first six years of his life in an orphanage in the city of Vilnius, was born with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. His dad shares their adoption experience, cultural differences and talks about the support they received from Gillette along the way.
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