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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center scientists, in the process of creating a human gastrointestinal system in a lab, have grown an esophagus.

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Clinical trials are tentatively scheduled for 2020 at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's new Center for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine, where researchers are making miniature livers and pancreases, called organoids.

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Cincinnati Children's is part of a national study just getting underway to create an avian flu vaccine.

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In the next few years the FDA is expected to approve dozens of new genetic therapies for rare diseases that affect just a small group of patients. Because these drugs cost nearly seven-figures insurance companies, hospitals and Congress are taking a closer look.

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Fans of former WKRC-TV meteorologist Michelle Boutillette are lighting up the web over her return to  Channel 12 on weekends.

How else can I explain that my July 2015 story, "Michelle Boutillette Returns To WKRC-TV Newscasts,"  was trending on our website 2-1/2 years later?

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In a first-of-its kind for pediatric medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Philips Healthcare have teamed to create a hybrid operating room to increase patient safety, decrease anesthesia time, and improve patient flow.

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researcher Dr. Greg Myer calls preliminary MRI results "very promising" thanks to a protective collar athletes from Seton and St. Xavier high schools have been wearing to prevent brain damage.

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In what's believed to be the first dedicated facility at a pediatric medical center, Cincinnati Children's is planning to launch the Center for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine (CuSTOM) to grow human organs.

Dr. Bryan Goldstein, a pediatric interventional cardiologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, jumps at the chance to be a problem solver. Two years ago he collaborated with other doctors to save the life of a liver transplant patient. The approach he developed is now being used to save other lives.

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WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson spoke with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik Monday about Mayor John Cranley's attack ads on opponent Yvette Simpson over her stand on the Children's Hospital Medical Center expansion. (Ed. note: Yvette Simpson has pulled out of a Monday night debate sponsored by EmpowerU. The debate was mentioned in the beginning of the chat.) 

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Cincinnati Children’s Hospital will soon be getting a newly-approved drug that uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer.  Kymriah, as it’s known, gives new hope to the families of kids with leukemia.

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Patients at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center had something to look forward to Tuesday. They were able to "go" to Camp Flying Pig complete with virtual fires, teepees, cornhole, crafts, and even archery.

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Cincinnati’s Ronald McDonald House is a “home away from home” for families with critically ill children receiving medical treatment. The House surrounds families with support and a sense of normalcy in a trying time. 

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Cincinnati Council voted 6-3 Wednesday to allow a major expansion project at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to go forward, despite the continuing objections of many Avondale residents who say they will feel the impact of construction.

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A deeply-divided Cincinnati City Council committee will allow the full 9-member council to decide the fate of a proposed $650 million expansion of Children's Hospital Medical Center in Avondale.

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Cincinnati City Council could vote next week on several ordinances to let a $650 million expansion at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Avondale proceed.

The Neighborhoods Committee held a public hearing on the items Thursday evening in Avondale. Nearly 150 people attended the meeting and some 30 offered testimony.

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The Cincinnati Planning Commission has approved a $650 million expansion of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Avondale.

The plan includes an eight-story tower, renovation of some existing space, a parking garage underneath the new tower, and expansion of another nearby parking garage.

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A Netflix series has the nation talking and school officials all over the country are joining the discussion, sending emails to parents warning them about "13 Reasons Why."

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Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Ben Gurion University have developed a prototype device designed to quickly and accurately locate a vein or artery in children and adults in need of a medical procedure. It uses ultrasound and a robotic arm.

FIND, or Fast Intelligent Needle Delivery, is the invention of the newly formed company, Xact Medical and an ongoing partnership with Ben Gurion.

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Update 02/21/17: The Cincinnati Zoo says, "Fiona took two bottles this morning and seems to have more energy. She's still receiving fluids via IV but she is able to get up and move around with help."

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Chevy commands attention while walking the halls of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center even though he's below eye level.

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Cincinnati Union Bethel's Off The Streets program has been helping women involved in prostitution and sex trafficking for a decade. 

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Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are preparing to take a closer look at the skin's ecosystem, known as the biome.

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Music and dance can be powerful, promoting a sense of wellness, bringing joy and healing, and uniting people. Music and dance therapies are research-based health practices that can improve an individual's physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs. 

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MRI results show a special collar worn by Cincinnati athletes continues to protect the brain from changes that may occur after a head impact.

The Q-Collar, puts pressure on the jugular vein, increasing blood volume to create a natural bubble wrap around the brain.

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The annual Bluegrass For Babies fundraising concert returns to the Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park on Saturday, September 17. 

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One in four children in the United States grows up without learning how to read. 

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Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital have developed a test that could help identify whether a student is likely to become violent. Doctors spent more than a year interviewing 25 area students and analyzing their language to see if they're at high risk for a violent act.

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It’'s normal for kids to experience some anxiety, such as before the first day of school or a big test. 

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