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About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

Cars Curing Kids is a group of car collectors and auto enthusiasts who are committed to supporting research and programs for childhood diseases at the American Family Children’s Hospital. The group was founded by Dr. Peter Nichol, a pediatric s...
4/10/2017 | About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

Because Screening Saves Lives

Because Screening Saves Lives

"Dr. Sam" Lubner of the UW Carbone Cancer Center explains how colon cancer screening can help save lives in this entertaining video. 
4/10/2017 | Because Screening Saves Lives

Wellness at UW Health at The American Center

Wellness at UW Health at The American Center

Let our Center for Wellness experts show you how it's done. These demonstrations are taken directly from classes available at our Wellness Studio. Yoga     Aerial Yoga  Pilates  TRX  Mi...
3/30/2017 | Wellness at UW Health at The American Center

Getting Back On Track With ALIF: A Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

Getting Back On Track With ALIF: A Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

After two years of trying to find relief from her back pain, Lisa was referred to UW Health spine surgeon Dr. Seth Williams. He recommended a minimally-invasive spinal fusion procedure called Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF). Lisa says, "The s...
3/23/2017 | Getting Back On Track With ALIF: A Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

Music Therapy: Helping Kids Adjust to the Hospital

Music Therapy: Helping Kids Adjust to the Hospital

American Family Children's Hospital offers music therapy as a way to help our young patients cope with pain and reduce the stress and anxiety they sometimes feel when staying in the hospital.
3/09/2017 | Music Therapy: Helping Kids Adjust to the Hospital

Donor Egg Program: Dr. Christina Broadwell

Donor Egg Program: Dr. Christina Broadwell

Generations Fertility Care in Madison, Wisconsin, is pleased to offer a Donor Egg Program. This program uses donor gametes (eggs or sperm) to help in the production of an embryo. While frozen sperm has traditionally been reliable, recent technol...
3/08/2017 | Donor Egg Program: Dr. Christina Broadwell

Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Diagnosed with a heart disorder, the medication Keith McCarter took caused him to gain so much weight he was removed from the transplant waiting list. Referred to the UW Health Surgical Weight Management program, he lost so much weight, he no longer ...
2/02/2017 | Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Recycling Car Seats

Recycling Car Seats

American Family Children's Hospital Safe Kids coordinator Nicole Veseley demonstrates how to properly recycle your car seat.Make An AppointmentView our car seat check calendarLearn More About Car Seat SafetyKeeps Kids Safe With the Proper Car Seat
1/24/2017 | Recycling Car Seats

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila

Diagnosed with omphalocele, a rare abdominal wall defect, while still in the womb, Lila received a care plan at American Family Children's Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that accommodated her parents' visual impairments.
12/06/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila's Story

UW Health Sports Concussion Rehabilitation

UW Health Sports Concussion Rehabilitation

After sustaining a concussion, Liz continued to have headaches, neck pain and difficulty with concentration as well as an intolerance to cardiovascular exercise. UW Health Sports Rehabilitation helped Liz overcome her concussion symptoms and return t...
12/02/2016 | UW Health Sports Concussion Rehabilitation