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Five Question Friday: Meet Jessica Thon

Jessica tells us about the path she has taken from a nurse working in intensive care to a community health nurse involved in home care.

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5 things you may not know about music therapy

In honor of Music Therapy Week, music therapist Erinn Frees gives us a look at her job at Children’s.

Road to concussion recovery longer for one twin

Since suffering concussions 24 hours apart, one sister has experienced some setbacks.

The Sibley family

‘I’m a cancer survivor’

In the final part of this four-part series, Ted Sibley, MD, reflects on how surviving cancer as a teen shaped the life he now lives.

Cancer-patient-turned-doctor adds new title: Dad

In part three of this four-part series, after coping with an infertility diagnosis, Ted and Erin Sibley become parents.

6-year-old boy’s first haircut becomes good deed

Six-year-old Odin Bergs made sure his first haircut took on extra meaning.

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Boy honors sister’s life through fundraising, head-shaving event

Brady German raises money for cancer research and shaves his head for the St. Baldrick's Foundation to honor his late sister, Emma.

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Cancer delivers another blow

In part two of this four-part series, Ted Sibley writes about how his cancer past altered his and his wife's life years later.

Cancer patient reflects on diagnosis — 20 years later

Ted Sibley, MD, is a former Children’s patient who used to work as a nursing assistant and pharmacy technician at Children’s while attending medical school.

5 question friday

Health and wellness are her emphasis

Alexa Ernst has a passion for health and wellness. Get to know Children's Be Well program coordinator in this edition of Five Question Friday.