Category Archives: Chronic Illness

The Chronically Ill Child: When Our Best is Not Enough

Illness is a strikingly predictable feature of childhood. Acute illness is bad enough but a growing number of families are raising children who have illnesses that are chronic and will likely never be fully eradicated. One estimate figured that about nearly 10 million children suffer with a type of chronic illness and about 10% of those are considered severe.

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