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Sep 02, 2014, 16:30 ET

Organizations Across the Country Team Up for Childhood Cancer Awareness

 Organizations in Atlanta – and across the country – are participating in the Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness campaign this...

Dec 10, 2013, 13:28 ET

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Snow Surprise Delights Kids in Children's Hospitals in the South

Every child deserves to experience the magic and wonder of the holidays, but it's not always easy for kids in the hospital. In an...

Sep 09, 2013, 09:25 ET

What Our Children's Future Really Looks Like

 Meet "Jim." At 32, Jim suffers a heart attack and lies dying on an ER table due in part to years of unhealthy choices.  As an adult, he...

Nov 09, 2012, 15:46 ET
Lex Money, a patient at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, rides a tricycle through the halls of the Children's Cardiac Step-down Unit.

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Spreads Hope to Patients this Holiday Season with Second Annual "Share the Hope" Campaign

Verizon Foundation to Donate $3 to Children's for Every Message of Hope Sent During the Holiday Season Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, one...

Sep 27, 2012, 10:30 ET

NIH Awards New Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) Grant Linking Atlanta Research Partners

$8.3 million grant solidifies partnership among Marcus Autism Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory's Department of Pediatrics,...

Sep 05, 2012, 09:23 ET

Parents Remain In Denial About Childhood Obesity Epidemic

A behavioral insights research study commissioned by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta suggests that while the majority of Georgia parents...

Feb 16, 2012, 16:42 ET

Strong4Life Addresses Growing Number of Children Who Likely Will Become Overweight or Obese Adults

 Nearly 40 percent of children ages 10 to 17 in Georgia, or almost a million kids, are overweight or obese. Doctors at Georgia-based...

Aug 31, 2011, 08:00 ET

Organizations Team Up to Create the Stop Childhood Cancer Alliance

Initiative Encourages Education, Research and Awareness of Childhood Cancer Yesterday, 13 organizations kicked off Childhood Cancer Awareness...

Oct 28, 2010, 08:30 ET

Georgia Children Facing Deadly Health Crisis

Childhood obesity has become a threatening epidemic in Georgia. Weighing in just below Mississippi, Georgia has the second highest rate of...

Aug 13, 2008, 01:00 ET

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Breaks Ground on New Facility at Children's at Hughes Spalding

ATLANTA, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, a not- for-profit organization and one of the country's leading pediatric...

Jul 17, 2008, 01:00 ET

Researchers at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine Make New Discovery in Pediatric Heart Disease Diagnosis

ATLANTA, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Erin Strickland had been sick for months when she was admitted to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta...

Jul 01, 2008, 01:00 ET

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta to Open Marcus Autism Center

ATLANTA, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Bernie and Billi Marcus announced today that they are joining forces in the...

Apr 08, 2008, 01:00 ET

Tour de Georgia and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Collaborate for the Health and Wellness of Children Across the State of Georgia

ATLANTA, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is pleased to announce a significant collaboration with North...

Feb 29, 2008, 00:00 ET

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Announces Major Investment in Pediatric Research as Part of 10-Year Vision

ATLANTA, Feb. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, one of the country's leading pediatric healthcare systems, announced today a...

Nov 01, 2007, 01:00 ET

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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Names New CEO to Lead the Not-for-Profit Pediatric Health Care System

ATLANTA, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a nationwide search that spanned several months, the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Board of...

Jan 11, 2006, 00:00 ET

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Ranked Among Top 100 Employers by FORTUNE Magazine

ATLANTA, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is among FORTUNE magazine's elite list of "100 Best Companies to Work For"...

Jan 06, 2006, 00:00 ET

Iraqi Child in Need Travels to Atlanta for Surgery

ATLANTA, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- After being rescued by soldiers of the Georgia Army National Guard's 48th Brigade during a home raid in Baghdad...

Dec 15, 2005, 00:00 ET

Grady and Children's Sign Historic Management Agreement for Hughes Spalding Children's Hospital

ATLANTA, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Grady Health System today signed an agreement whereby Children's will...

Mar 29, 2001, 00:00 ET

New Concerns Emerge About Nutritional Deficiencies in Infants and Toddlers

ATLANTA, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Articles published in the April edition of "Pediatrics" and this week's Centers for Disease Control and...

Sep 19, 2000, 01:00 ET

Teen and Mom Doing Well After Unusual Liver Transplant

ATLANTA, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A 13-year-old Cedartown boy and his mother are doing well after an unusual liver transplant that is the first...