Posts tagged Tebow CURE
Mead Minutes: A team approach to surgery
Hello from the Philippines! I have left the midwest cold just as I was getting used to it. I am back in the heat and high humidity of Tebow CURE Hospital once again. We are seeing some amazing children with wild deformities here at the Tebow CURE Hospital. Yesterday, we had a 14-year-old boy with […]
CURE in the News: Week of January 7, 2018
Dr. Venditti travels to the Philippines to heal kids with cleft lip, Dr. Mathew Varghese makes Bill Gate’s blog, and Health and Medicine looks at going shuntless with CURE Hydrocephalus.
Mead Minutes: Early prevention is key for DDH
Greetings from the Philippines! After a night of rain, I awoke early to clear skies. The Southern Cross and Orion were constellations I knew shining dramatically against the inky, black sky. The air was fresh, humid, and not too hot. After all, we were in the cool “brrrr” months: Septembrrrrr, Octobrrrrr, Novembrrrrr, and Decembrrrrr. Taking […]
Mead Minutes: A long road
Dr. Mead talks about his time in the Philippines and a describes a complex surgery.
Mead Minutes: Miracle fruit and hubris
Walking the neighborhood, I see trees filled with mangos, papayas, bananas, coconuts, and more in differing stages of development. Down the street, pineapples perch on their stalks above the spiky leaves.
Donia: Thankful for God’s goodness
“What will God do to my legs so I can be like the other kids?” Seven-year-old Donia’s questions started one day when other kids imitated the way she walked. She cried and asked her mom Susan, “The kids bullied me about my legs. What should I do with it?” Susan answered, “I don’t really know […]
CURE in the News: Week of October 8, 2017
News items mentioning CURE
Let your smile shine bright
As an orthopedic specialty hospital, we focus more on bone surgery, but we get into the mix of plastic surgery to children born with cleft lip and palate. In partnership with Smile Train, we put together a “Cleft Camp Week” solely for children who need reconstructive surgery.
The Week in Photos: Kids at play
A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.
Making an impact: Two operating room staff take time out for parents, kids
Over the past several months, we started to notice two subtle figures in the operating rooms, reassuring parents and quietly chatting with the kids. Those two figures are Elaine and Dhang, our Operating Room (OR) housekeepers. In so many cases, they have a tremendous impact on the patient and the family’s experience.
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