How Sheryl Copes with Myasthenia Gravis

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Sheryl is a 16-year-old with Myasthenia Gravis, a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes weakness of the skeletal (voluntary) muscles of the body. In this video she describes the onset of her symptoms, h...

Maverick – Burn Recovery

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The Coping Cart at Kosair Children's Hospital is designed to help ease children's stress and anxiety.

Jerrica – Kidney Failure

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Jerrica Kaufman shares her story about coping with kidney failure and her kidney transplant as a teenage girl. The Coping Cart at Kosair Children's Hospital is designed to help ease children's stress and anxiety.

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  The Coping Cart at Kosair Children's Hospital is designed to help ease children's stress and anxiety.

Diaphragm Breathing & VCD – D’Andrea

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D'Andrea, a 16-year-old teen with Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD) and Asthma, describes how to tell the difference between breathing difficulties related to asthma versus VCD, and demonstrates the use of Diaphragmatic Br...

Cameron’s Burn Dressing Change

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Cameron, a five-year-old burned by a firework, describes the good and the bad about being in the hospital and being treated for his burn injury.  He gives other kids tips and reasons for optimism in coming back after ...

Burn Injury – William

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William, a 15-year­old teen, shares his experiences in the treatment of his burn injury, lessons learned, along with his mother¹s suggestions for parental coping in the hospitalization and recovery process. The Co...

Michael’s Burn Dressing Change

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Michael, a six-year-old who sustained a burn injury, shows off his skills at using diaphragmatic (or "belly") breathing, positive imagery, and distraction to cope with the pain and discomfort of his burn dressing chan...

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Hannah & ulcerative colitis

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Hannah is 9 years old and is coping with ulcerative colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease.

Lanie & cystic fibrosis

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Lanie is 12 years old and has cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease that causes...

Aleazia’s – Make a Wish

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Aleazia,a 12-year-old-boy with a condition known as cystic hygroma (also known as cystic lymphangioma), made this video in support of his Make a Wish request to meet his idol, Tyler Perry. Aleazia is a creative artist...

Maddie Overcomes her Choking Phobia

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Maddie is a 14-year-old with Crohn's Disease, who choked on one of her iron pills. This led to her becoming fearful of eating and drinking to the point where she lost considerable weight and it began to impair her hea...

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Georgia copes with Crohn’s disease, Part 2

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Georgia is 14 years old and is living with Crohn's disease. In this video Georgia answers the questions of 'how does Crohn's affect what you eat?', 'what about stress?', 'how do you handle the pain?', 'what are the si...

Callie copes with Vocal Chord Dysfunction (VCD)

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Callie shows some breathing techniques and ways to cope with Vocal Chord Dysfunction (VCD) and Stress. Callie's VCD was a result of her asthma. People who have asthma might cough or wheeze, two sounds that come fro...