CHKD in The News
Monday, October 28, 2013
Contact: Sharon Cindrich (757) 663-9944
For infant with rare condition, blue lights keep her alive.
Diagnosed with a rare disorder, Nina Lowry's parents took her to
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in
Norfolk so she could lie under special lights that broke down a toxin called bilirubin in her bloodstream. After Nina's fifth hospital visit to lie under phototherapy lights,
Candace Dunleavy, a Care Connection coordinator at CHKD, began a search for the blue lights that would keep Nina alive