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6 things you should know about the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in February

The Children’s Hospital of Georgia experiences miracle moments every day. Here are the most exciting moments of February.

1. Children’s Hospital of Georgia Miracle Ambassadors celebrated the Lunar New Year at Children’s Miracle Network partner, Panda Express.

The Children’s Hospital of Georgia spent the Lunar New Year with our local Panda Express friends. Proceeds from the sales benefited the Children’s Hospital of Georgia.

2. Miracle Kid Reagan celebrated 1-year cancer-free!!!

Reagan has been a bright and shining presence at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia since her diagnosis with a Wilms tumor in 2017.  We’re so happy to announce that she’s 1-year cancer free.

Reagan is cancer-free

3. Dr. Kenneth Murdison reminds us that little hearts could be building big heart disease problems.

The lifestyle choices that our kids live today could be affecting their future adult heart health. During Heart Month, Dr. Murdison, pediatric cardiologist at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, recommends reviewing diets, exercise levels and exposure to second-hand smoke.

Children's Hospital of Georgia educates about childhood heart disease

4. Gigi shares her story of surviving Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a rare disease.

Langerhans cell histiocytosis affects only 1 every 1,000,000 people. Until Gigi, the Children’s Hospital of Georgia had never treated a case of it. That didn’t stop our team, and it didn’t stop Gigi and her family either. Today, she’s still spreading smiles.Langerhans did not stop Gigi

5. The Children’s Hospital of Georgia health system network welcomes Dr. Tara Pedigo to the team!

Dr. Tara Pedigo, now practicing at Augusta University Health Care Center in Grovetown, is a general pediatrician. She shares with parents how to find the best pediatrician to fit their growing family.

Find the right childcare physician

6. Ravi, who has lived with Congenital Glaucoma since birth, hasn’t let her diagnosis keep her from pursuing her dreams. She’s currently in college studying to be an English teacher.

“As a parent, you do whatever it takes so that your children have the best things in life,” Trina Dennis, Ravi’s mother said. “The Children’s Hospital played a huge role in my daughter’s success and her ability to have a normal childhood. I know Ravi’s going to do some awesome things. I look forward to seeing what’s going to become of my little lady.”

Children's Hospital of Georgia works with congenital glaucoma

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