Helping Babies Breathe, A Tiny Missouri Miracle, and More, July 2012

We take a look at an act that most of us take for granted, breathing. Dr. William Keenan, of Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis, has pioneered a program that has literarily breathed life into thousands of babies in the United States and across the world. Also Kara Savio bring us a story of the Nova Lung and a tiny Missouri miracle as doctors work to save a child’s life with the first use of a small artificial lung. Finally,there is a new medicine on the market this is significantly improving the lives of CF patients.

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Helping Babies Breathe, A Tiny Missouri Miracle, and More, July 2012

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