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Heather L. Hughes

Articles By Heather L. Hughes

The Untold Stories of the Denver Hospital that Pioneered “Parentectomy”—and Saved Children’s Lives

From 1940 until the early 1980s, hundreds of children who suffered from severe asthma were separated from their parents and lived at the Children’s Asthma Research Institute and Hospital in Denver. Decades later, former patients talk about the life-altering experience.

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