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Join us August 14–16 for the Auction of Washington Wines and Columbia Winery Charity Run and Walk, benefiting Seattle Children’s.

Concussions can cause serious brain injuries. Learn how to prevent, recognize and treat concussions or read about current research.

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Car crashes kill more children than any other kind of injury. Use the right car seat or booster seat to keep kids safer on the road.

The SMAHRT Conference will take place July 31–August 2, 2014.

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Seattle Mama Doc

Very Sunny Out: 5 Tips For Safe Sunscreen Use

Posted on: July 31, 2014

It’s really very sunny out these days in the Pacific Northwest. And although summer can be shorter up here we certainly compensate with idyllic, cloudless days. However, many of us can be out of practice protecting our skin. I’ve seen lots of tan lines and sunburns in clinic this summer. In fact, those of us […]

Safety and Wellness

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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’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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Seattle Children's program prevents sports injuries
7.31.14 — KING 5 TV

ERs and urgent care facilities see all sorts of sports-related injuries, not only in the summer, but year-round. Seattle ... cont.

'No one is too young, no one is too fit': At 23, Bald Ballerina fights advanced breast cancer
7.31.14 — NBC's Today Show

A dancer since the age of 4, Maggie Kudirka knows the grit, discipline and focus required to become a professional ballerina. ... cont.

The Fault in “The Fault in Our Stars”
7.24.14 — On the Pulse Blog

I loved “The Fault in Our Stars.” Both the book and the movie. I read the book a few years ago during a flight. I cried so hard ... cont.