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Spanking is Hitting Afterall

Posted on: September 16, 2014

In my mind it’s no wonder the American Academy of Pediatrics has a statement against spanking. Spanking, in the simplest form, is the act of hitting a child, using physical force to try to get a different outcome. Thing is, spanking is an ineffective discipline tool in the long-run and research shows it’s damaging to a child’s […]

Safety and Wellness

Videos

Ask KOMO: Window Safety

6.1.09

Dr. Tony Woodward discusses the steps you can take in your home to prevent window falls.

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Articles

Life Jackets for Children and Teens

Children and teens should wear a life jacket any time they are on a boat, raft or innertube or swimming in open water like ... cont.

Summer Safety Tips

Whether your kids are home for summer, on the road with you or away at camp, use these tips to keep your family safe and ... cont.

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I love Children’s – my providers are like aunts and uncles, like family. They are always there for me.

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Father

I’d rather be with my son. But if I can’t stand with Ben, I choose to stand with the brilliant scientists who are as dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer as I am.

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Bahtai

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I fight alongside incredibly brave children and their families every day. I do my best to give them hope, positive energy and peace of mind.

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Vaccine Safety: Getting the Message to Parents in Doubt
8.28.14 — U.S. News & World Report

Measles, mumps and whooping cough have been around a long time – along with the vaccines to prevent them. But instead of being ... cont.

Depressed Teens May Need Extra Support To Stick With Treatment
8.27.14 — NPR

A new study from Seattle Children’s Research Institute suggests integrating mental health treatment into primary care may ... cont.

Can running cure depression? Seattle Children’s brain research finds exercise can help patients
8.26.14 — Puget Sound Business Journal

Researchers at Seattle Children’s Research Institute have pinpointed a tiny area of the brain that controls our motivation to ... cont.