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Research spotlight: When it comes to blood tranfusions, less is more

Research spotlight: When it comes to blood tranfusions, less is more

Approximately 36,000 pints of blood are used in transfusions every single day in the United States, saving the lives of countless patients who have endured trauma, surgery, or illness. But in recent years, evidence has emerged that these transfusions all come with more risk than doctors originally thought.

Child's Memory Lives on Through Foundation's Work

Child's Memory Lives on Through Foundation's Work

Anthony Poselovich was only 4 years old when he passed away after a battle with liver cancer. His parents, Cathi and Jason, have honored his memory by founding the Anthony Poselovich Memorial Foundation to raise funds for Golisano Children's Hospital and help others who are facing similar hardships. 

Anne Francis retires from Elmwood Pediatrics

Anne Francis retires from Elmwood Pediatrics

Dr. Anne Francis, a pediatrician at Elmwood Pediatrics for the last 41 years, retired on Sept. 1. 

Resident Rock Star: Facing Rare Diagnosis, Jack Scaramuzzino Fights Through Adversity to Thrive

Resident Rock Star: Facing Rare Diagnosis, Jack Scaramuzzino Fights Through Adversity to Thrive

Jack Scaramuzzino was born with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, one of the rarest cardiac defects seen in newborns. He underwent his first open heart surgery when he was just five days old, and faced a long and difficult road to recovery. For months, he and his family called the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit home. 

PICU Nurses Build Relationships in Families’ Toughest Times

PICU Nurses Build Relationships in Families’ Toughest Times

In virtually every part of the children's hospital, nurses are the engines that keep clinical operations running. And in a care setting as sensitive as the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, their importance cannot be overstated.