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Father promises son that cystic fibrosis won’t stand in way of eighth-grade graduation

Joey Benton and his father

Joey Benton knows the routine with cystic fibrosis – the colds that lead to hospitalizations, the times he has to stop to catch his breath just to carry his book bag down the hall and, worst of all, the things he misses...Continue

Posted on Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:35 AM in benton, cystic fibrosis, father's day

Taking the stress out of hospital visits

Olivia and Maya

Olivia Crosby (left) and Maya Khaskhely present a check to support art programs in the MUSC Child Life Atrium after selling stress balls at Cario Middle School.

Middle-school students make, sell stress balls to help MUSC Children’s Hospital patients

As Olivia Crosby sat in a hospital chair with her arm exposed, she couldn’t take her mind off the needle searching for her vein. She needed a distraction, and she suspected other kids did, too...Continue

Posted on Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:23 AM in kids helping kids

Children, families visit construction team

Construction crews working on the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion were recently treated to a visit with some of the children and families who have been impacted by the expert care at the children’s hospital...Continue

Posted on Mon May 22, 2017 1:41 PM in building update

MUSC’s youngest donor makes bracelets to help other children

Ryleigh Jenkins and Jim Fisher

Ryleigh Jenkins presents her gift to Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs Jim Fisher.

MUSC’s youngest donor loves dogs, butterflies and the color pink. She also shares her father’s entrepreneurial spirit and her family’s commitment to community...Continue

Posted on Tue May 16, 2017 9:21 AM in riley jenkins, shawn jenkins

Part Two: Rhett's Journey


Rhett Bausmith has had doctors poking and probing his skull since his birth May 1, 2015, when he was born with a misshapen head...Continue

Posted on Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:53 PM in 3-d model, patient story, rhett

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